Syria militants exhume grave of Prophet’s companion

Syria militants have reportedly exhumed the grave of Hujr ibn Adi, a close companion of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and Imam Ali (PBUH) in the Damascus suburb of Adra.

Reports from Syria say Wahhabi extremists have desecrated the grave of an ancient Muslim figure near the capital, Damascus.

The militants have reportedly attacked the mausoleum and exhumed the grave of Hujr ibn Adi in the Damascus suburb of Adra, and took his remains to an unknown location.

Hujr – a close companion of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and a staunch supporter of the first Shia Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH) – led the army of Muslims to victory in several crucial battles.

He and his sons finally fell victim to their loyalty Imam Ali (PBUH) and were murdered on the orders of the Umayyad Caliph Muawiyah in the year 660 CE.

Syria has been experiencing a deadly unrest since March 2011, and many people, including large numbers of army and security personnel, have been killed in the chaos.

The Syrian government says that the violence is being orchestrated from outside the country, and there are reports that a very large number of the insurgents are foreign nationals.

Damascus says the West and its regional allies Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey are supporting the armed groups.

In addition, several international human rights organizations have accused the militants fighting the Syrian government of committing war crimes.


4 replies

  1. Doers of this henious crime are black spot on the name of Islam. These rebels have dug the grave Of a companion of the Holy Prophet pease be upon him.I beleive their all helpers are also accomplice of this crime against Islam. Some big powers are airing the flame of War in this area , giving the name of so called Arab Spring.
    Actually it is a policy of devide and role . Muslim blood is being shed by Muslim and by that way nations are being devide from inside.
    Allah almighty says in the Holy Quran to think and ponder about one incident to other similiar incident and you will find the realities.
    President Sadam , president Qazafi were captured by Americns spies but handed over later to their opponents for killing them in that way, so that nation after that incident should not be able to live together for a long period of time.That scenario can tell a man of understanding , WHAT is going to be happen in Syria and President Bashr.
    Simple off course , same way bloodshed of thousands Muslim and then providing apportinity to kill Alvi Leader Bashar by the hand of Sunni Muslims.
    Unfortunately Muslim are not able to understand what is happening with them and big are not able to understand true meanings of justice.powerful nations should try to promote peace in the poor countries by just ways. Unjust ways can’t bring peace in the world.

  2. “and a staunch supporter of the first Shia Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH) – led the army of Muslims to victory”
    Are you in your mind ? Hazrat Ali (r.a) as the first shia ! shia are the wrong face of islam and create many things against the sunnah and shariah. Hazrat Ali (r.a) was a close companion and devoted true muslim .

  3. Although, the word ‘shia’ means a group of people’ and Shian-e-Ali, as the word says, means ‘companions of Ali (AS), there has been a mistake while writing this news item mentioning Hazrat Ali as the first shia, seeing that according to the definiton it doesn’t fit in.
    However, you can’t really be the one to judge who is right and who is wrong. I haven’t seen any shia going against Sunnah when Hazrat Ali (AS) was one of best followers of sunnah himself.

    You better leave the judgement to Allah only. If they are wrong, they will burn in hell, if you are wrong you might have the same destiny.

    So, let’s protect our ownselves and not judge before we get judged for our words. I personally don’t condemn shias or sunnis or any muslim belonging to any school of thougt.

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