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Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihis Rajiun: Family of Sheikh Qasim Umar Announces his Martyrdom PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 07:47

The Martyrdom of Sheikh Qasim Umar Sokoto who was killed by Nigerian Secuirty forces was announced by his eldest son Muhammad Qasim  Umar. He attained martyrdom yesterday the 5th of Feb 2018 at Orthopedic Hospital, Kano following serious injuries during security forces attacked with live ammunition of peaceful free Zakzaky protesters in Abuja on 9th of jan 2018. Announcing the death yesterday  Muhammad Qasim writes: 

"My father has attained martyrdom today:  I, Muhammad Qasim Umar, announce the martyrdom of my father Sheikh Qasim Umar Sokoto who was shot with live ammunition on the second day of series of free Zakzaky protests in Abuja demanding for release of Sheikh Zakzaky (H) from illegal arrest and detention. We got to know about worsened health condition of my father only today just few moments before his martyrdom through the surgeon who carried out the first operation on my father. The bullet shot on my father carries poison which worsened the health of condition of my father. His health worsened the more by the day up to his returning to Allah today (5th of Feb 2018) as a martyr"

Funeral Prayer of Shaheed Sheikh Qasim Umarm as annouced by Sidi Muneer Sokoto, is scheduled to take place on Wednesday the 20th of Jimada Ula 1439 (7/2/18) by 11:00am local time, at the residence of families of Sheikh Qasim Umar at Kofar Mabera, Sokoto.

The Nigerian Secuirty forces attacked free Zakzaky protest in Abuja on Tuesday the 9th of Jan 2018.The police started by firing teargas on the protesters. They later fired live bullets injuring many. Sheikh Qasim Umar Sokoto was serioulsy injured on his leg.

Sheikh Qasim Umar with white turban during free Zakzaky protest moments before he was shot.

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

Sheikh Qasim Umar with turban during the protest

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

 

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

Sheikh Qasim shot on his leg

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

free zakzaky protest in abuja, police teargas

 

 Sheikh Qasim Umar with newsmen in Sokoto one time

in his residence with news men

 

in his residence with news men

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 February 2018 17:14