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Queens prayer service for slain imam Maulama Akonjee, assistant Thara Uddin: See photos

A prayer service was held on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, for imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin in Ozone Park, Queens.

The pair were fatally shot following Saturday prayers at the Al-Furqan Jame Mosque.

While the city's Muslim community is demanding justice, police said they are questioning a person of interest in the case.

The NYPD has not yet labeled the killings a hate crime.

Scroll down to see photos from the service and a protest that followed.

The caskets containing the bodies of Imam Maulama
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The caskets containing the bodies of Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin on Aug. 15, 2016, in Ozone Park, Queens.

Pallbearers carry the body of Imam Maulama Akonjee
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Pallbearers carry the body of Imam Maulama Akonjee into Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque on Glenmore Avenue in Ozone Park, Queens, on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

Community members pray just before a service known
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Community members pray just before a service known as a Janaza for slain Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Ozone Park, Queens.

Hundreds stand in prayer during a service known
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Hundreds stand in prayer during a service known as a Janaza for slain Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin in Ozone Park, Queens, on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

Community members gather for funeral prayers on Monday,
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Community members gather for funeral prayers on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Ozone Park, Queens for Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Thara Uddin, who were killed in a shooting on Aug. 13.

A sketch of a suspect is secured to
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A sketch of a suspect is secured to a post as men pray outside of the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque in Ozone Park, Queens, on Monday, Aug. 15, where Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Thara Uddin, were killed in a shooting on Aug. 13.

Hundreds of Muslims attend a mass prayer on
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Hundreds of Muslims attend a mass prayer on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, for Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Thara Uddin, who died in a fatal shooting outside of the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque on Aug. 13.

A community member briefly collapses near the crime
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A community member briefly collapses near the crime scene in Ozone Park, Queens, during a protest that followed a prayer service known as a Janaza. The service for Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin was held on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

Community members march in Ozone Park, Queens, during
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Community members march in Ozone Park, Queens, during a protest that followed a prayer service for slain Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin on Monday, Aug.15, 2016.

Community members march in Ozone Park, Queens, after
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Community members march in Ozone Park, Queens, after funeral prayers were given for Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Thara Uddin, on Aug. 15, 2016.

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