Ruya Kadir was attacked Saturday night, June 30, 2018, during her third birthday part at her home in Boise's Wylie Street Station Apartments. She was airlifted to Salt Lake City because of the severity of her injuries. She died on Monday, July 2.
A public memorial reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7, for Ruya Kadir, the 3-year-old girl who was killed in an attack at her birthday party last weekend. The event will take place in room 100 of the Boise Centre in downtown.
Guests are asked to wear small amounts of pink or to accept the pink ribbons that are passed out at the event in Ruya's honor, the International Rescue Committee in Boise said in a release. Boise Centre Communications Manager Mary-Michael Rodgers said there will be several guest speakers at the event, including Boise Police Chief Bill Bones.
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