From all walks of life, the famous and the not so famous gathered for Muhammad Ali's memorial service. Speakers noted his enduring faith and courage. Earlier in the day, thousands had chanted 'Ali' as the procession made its way through Louisville.
The life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been celebrated in his hometown, Louisville, Kentucky. Tens of thousands lined the roads to watch his casket pass by on its way to the cemetery.
A leading Muslim scholar has esteemed Muhammad Ali as "a gift to his people, his religion, his coutry and the world." The traditional Muslim funeral service marks the beginning of two days of memorial services.
Boxing icon Muhammad Ali died as a result of septic shock, according to a family spokesman. Ali, who passed away late Friday aged 74, will be laid to rest in Kentucky next week.
An interfaith memorial service celebrating the life of Muhammad Ali has taken place in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Dignitaries and fans from around the world have paid tribute to the late boxing legend.
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