December 21, 2014

Suicide bombing prohibited in Islam: Clerics Council

By Sayed Jawad - Mon Nov 26 2012, 9:27 pm

The Clerics Council of Afghanistan condemned suicide bombing and said such attacks are prohibited in Islam and those involved behind such acts are not eligible to enter paradise while those who are committing suicide bombing under the shade of Jihad (holy war) are committing an unforgivable sin.

Afghan clerics council following a statement announced, the clerics council of Afghanistan since its establishment has called suicide bombing a prohibited act in Islam and has condemned the killing of innocent civilians through various statements. The clerics council of Afghanistan is once again issuing the act to prohibit the suicide bombing in consideration of Quran verses and sayings of Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H.

This comes as the Afghan clerics council has rarely commented regarding the suicide bomb attacks in the past. The clerics council was criticized for remaining silent over civilians casualties and militants attacks on mosques and other religious gatherings.

The Grand Mufti of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Abdul Aziz earlier also said suicide bombing was prohibited in Islam which was welcomed by the Afghan government.

Afghan security institutions also expressed concerns regarding anti-government propaganda’s in mosques and in a number of cases arrested Mullah Imams in connection to the suicide bomb attacks in the country.

The clerics council of Afghanistan also said those individuals who are encouraging others to take part in suicide bombing will also not be able to escape from the excruciation.

The statement issued by clerics council of Afghanistan also said that the recent visit of Afghan high peace council to Pakistan will have a positive impact over Afghan peace efforts.

They also praised the final joint statement by Pak-Afghan officials specifically regarding the organization of an Islamic conference to be attended by Afghan, Pakistani and other nations clerics.

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