In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
Narrated Sahl ibn Haneef (MAPH): ‘The Prophet (SAWS) said: “He that asked for martyrdom sincerely from his heart, Allah will grant him the martyrs’ rank, even if he dies in his bed.” (At-Termizi)
According to Abou Hourayra (MAPH), the Messenger of Allah (SAWS) said: “There are five types of martyrs:
- Those who die in a plague epidemic.
- Those who die from intestinal disease (such as cholera or others).
- Those who die by drowning.
- Those who die under debris.
- Those who die while in service of Allah.
(unanimously recognized as authentic)
SAWS: May Allah exalt his mention and protect him from imperfection
MAPH: May Allah be pleased with him
Commentary 2023.09.08: Let us make dua for our brothers and sisters in Morocco and Libya. InchaAllah they are counted among the shaheed (martyrs) as stated in the above Hadith.
May Allah make it easy for them all, and have mercy on their deceased ones. Ameen.
If you have the means give to organisations that can aid the victims inchaAllah.
Riyaadiss-Saliheen (The Meadows of the Righteous) (Abridged)
By Imam An Nawawi Vol. (2)
Publisher: Dar Al-Manarah
Hadith 1: Chapter 215, Page 859, Number 735