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In a ground breaking move, fans of the BBC show [Eastenders] listened to the devastating and gut-wrenching true stories of knife crime victims, told by the relatives themselves.

The tragic tales were woven into the episode which was centred around the funeral of Shakil Kazemi (Shaheen Jafargholi) – who was stabbed by a gang last month.

The article goes on to state the following:

The tragic tales were woven into the episode which was centred around the funeral of Shakil Kazemi (Shaheen Jafargholi) – who was stabbed by a gang last month.

In the final scenes the families of real victims held up the pictures of their children in a touching and moving tribute.

Those watching at home were incredibly moved and took to Twitter to comment on it.

One person wrote: “Well #EastEnders has broke me tonight!! Sobbing @BBCOne @bbceastenders #noknives #stopknifecrime Such brave families telling their stories xx”

Some pictures are included below, as well as the video clip from the end of the episode.

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