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Rep. Omar's father dies from complications due to COVID-19

"No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him. My family and I ask for your respect and privacy during this time."
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MINNEAPOLIS — Rep. Ilhan Omar said her father died Monday night.

According to a news release, Omar said her father, Nur Omar Mohamed, died due to complications from COVID-19.

“It is with tremendous sadness and pain that I share that my father, Nur Omar Mohamed, passed away today due to complications from COVID-19," Omar said in the release. "No words can describe what he meant to me and all who knew him. My family and I ask for your respect and privacy during this time."

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