PHOTOS: Hundreds of mourners turn out for funeral of murdered Leeds schoolboy, 16

Hundreds of mourners have packed into a Leeds mosque and paid tributes with flowers, prayers and a vigil for a murdered Leeds schoolboy,

The funeral of murdered schoolboy Irfan Wahid is taking place in Leeds today.

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

Family, friends and the wider community gathered at the Markazi Jamia Masjid Bilal mosque in Conway Road, Harehills, to pay their respects to the 16-year-old.

Irfan was found with a stab wound in Harehills Lane at around 3.45pm on Friday. He was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

A post-mortem examination confirmed the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named, is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court today (Feb 16) charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

It has prompted a community knife amnesty and a vigil organised by young people, which is due to be held at the scene of the attack at 3pm today.

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme

The funeral. Photo: Simon Hulme