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Mufti Zarwali Khan dies of coronavirus in Karachi

Prominent Islamic scholar Mufti Zarwali Khan died due to the coronaviurs in Karachi on Monday.

The founder and principal of Karachi’s Jamia Ahsanul Uloom’s succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital.

According to a statement he was undergoing treatment at Karachi’s Indus Hospital for the deadly coronavirus..

His funeral prayers would be offered tomorrow — Tuesday — at 2pm in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area, according a post on the seminary’s Facebook page.

He had founded the Jamia Ahsanul Uloom in the late 1970s, also founded the Jamia Arabia Ahsanul Uloom in Karachi. Having authored a number of books, he also taught fiqh, or Islamic jurisprudence, tafsirhadith, and tasawwuf.

The cleric was born in 1953 in Jehangira, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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