The mufti of Gaza City died late Monday, medics said.GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza medical sources said that 80-year-old Abd al-Karim al-Kahlout passed away at Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.
Al-Kahlout was one of Gaza’s most renowned and respected Muslim clerics. His funeral will take place on Tuesday.
Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.