Regarding a man buried in the masjid

Reference: Fataawa wa Shaykh ‘Abdur-Razzaaq ‘Afeefee – Volume 1, Page 165, Fatwa No.46

Question: What is the ruling regarding a man who has been buried in the masjid?

Response: So long as he has been buried in the masjid after it was built, it is obligatory to remove the buried [person] from the masjid, even if he be [reduced to] bones.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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