The Islamic community is mourning the death of Al-Sheikh Qari Muhammad Khalil, a prominent Imam of Masjid al-Nabawi. His death shook the neighborhood, and his followers have voiced their sorrow and loss.
In addition to his long stint as an imam at Masjid al-Nabawi, al-Sheikh Qari Muhammad Khalil was the Imam of Masjid al-Quba, Islam’s first mosque. He was revered and respected in the Islamic community for his profound comprehension of the Quran and his fluent recitation.
Today (Monday), after Maghrib prayers, his funeral prayers will be said in Masjid al-Nabawi, where he spent a substantial amount of his life. Many people are expected to attend the funeral, including Saudis and foreigners who have expressed their deep sorrow at the death of such a prominent member of the Islamic world.
Al-Sheikh Qari Muhammad Khalil’s death has left a void in the hearts of his followers, who will remember him for his unwavering dedication to serving the community and preaching Islam. His soul, may he rest in peace.