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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Karimov’s funeral would not violate Islamic tradition of a quick burial

Islam Karimov will not be buried in day of death, as expected from Muslims, and on the following day. Such precedents in the Islamic world has been in the recent past.

photo: Alexander Astafyev

Information about the death of the head of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov appeared, and then refuted from the middle of the week. Heard the speculation that he died, but the news don’t want to disclose so as not to spoil the day of the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence. Called other political reasons. But this would conflict with the Islamic tradition, which forbids delaying the burial.

As told “MK” the first Deputy Chairman of Russia Muftis Council and the Spiritual administration of Muslims Rushan Hazrat Abbyasov, “according to Islamic tradition, the body attached to the ground almost immediately after his death, in the daytime, to sunset.

Watch the video on “waiting for the funeral Karimov hundreds of residents of Samarkand go to the necropolis”

In other words, the funeral can not take place in the day of death, if the death occurred after sunset.

You can assume that the organizers of the funeral procedures waited to report the death of Karimov until the evening, leaving time to invite to the funeral procedure the guests of honor. In addition, modern medical equipment allows to maintain life for a long time after it becomes apparent that the patient not be saved.

Watch the video on “video delivery of the dead body of Islam Karimov in Samarkand”

Officially, the death of the President announced on Friday September 2, burial scheduled for the third.

Islam Karimov is not the first, of the representatives of the ruling elites of the Islamic States, who were buried the day after death. So, in 2015, In Riyadh passed the burial of a deceased king Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. It was on Saturday, 24 January, although he died on the Friday before.

Read our article why after the death of Karimov of Uzbekistan will enter a new political era

In Samarkand prepared for the funeral of Islam Karimov (5 photos)

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