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Central Ohio Muslims to Pray for Those Killed in Tsunami

WHAT: On Friday, December 31, Muslims in Columbus will offer prayers for those
who died as a result of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Asia. The prayers,
called salat al-ghaib (sa-laat-all-guy-ib), or “prayers for those who have died
in a distant place,” will be held following the regular Friday Jum’ah prayers
at the Islamic Center of Columbus and other area mosques.

WHEN: Friday, December 31. Jum’ah prayers begin at 12:45 — salat al-
ghaib will be around 1:15 pm following the Jum’ah prayer.

WHERE: Islamic Center of Columbus
1428 E Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio

CONTACT: Siraj Haji, 614-805-0001 or Ahmad Al-Akhras, CAIR-Ohio president, 614-989-5916


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