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Pakistani-origin Imam of Masjid-e-Nabwi passed away in Madina

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also expressed deep sorrow on his passing away. He offered prays for the high ranks of the deceased Sheikh Al-Qari.

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Pakistani-origin Imam of Masjid-e-Nabwi passes away in Madina, Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Muhammad bin Khalil Al-Qari led Taraweeh prayers in Masjid-e-Nabwi.

According to the Saudi media, the funeral prayer will be held in Masjid-e-Nabwi and he will be buried in Madina. Khalil Al-Qari originally belongs to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan. He was also the Imam of the Masjid Quba in Madina. Saudi authorities have expressed deep condolence for his death.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also expressed deep sorrow on his passing away. He offered prays for the high ranks of the deceased Sheikh Al-Qari.

The Father of Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Qari, Sheikh Khalil Al-Qari was also the renowned Imam in Saudi Arabia. Disciples of Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Qari are serving as imams in various mosques across Saudi Arabia.

Back in April, a heart-wrenching accident took the lives of 20 Umrah pilgrims in a horrific bus crash in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the incident left dozens injured.

In a press statement, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed his deep grief over the death of Umrah pilgrims who were killed in the bus accident.

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The prime minister expressed his sympathies with the bereaved families and prayed for the early recovery of the injured. He also prayed for the departed souls.

Furthermore, National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf and Deputy Speaker Zahid Akram Durrani also expressed their grief over the death of the Umrah pilgrims. They prayed for the recovery of the injured and extended heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved families.

The bus was on its way to Mecca when it underwent a brake failure, which caused it to crash into a barrier at the end of a bridge, overturn and catch fire. Twenty pilgrims were killed and another twenty-nine were injured.

Videos circulating online showed the bus completely engulfed in flames. Civil defense teams reached the completely destroyed bus off the edge of a mountain road.