Lebanon’s Sunnis to mourn the death of Fadlallah


Grand Mufti of the Lebanese Republic Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani, the highest Sunni Muslim spiritual authority ordered Dar al-Fatwa and its institutions throughout Lebanon to close on Tuesday to mourn the death of Lebanon’s top Shiite cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, the National News Agency (NNA) reported.

Qabbani also called Fadlallah’s family, Speaker Nabih Berri, and Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah to offer his condolences.

Fadlallah died on Sunday at the Bahman hospital in Beirut after being admitted for internal bleeding on Friday. He was 75 years old.

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah (L) pays his respects to the body of late Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah as it lies in a hospital in Beirut's suburbs July 4, 2010.



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