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Imam Qari Abdul Rasheed of Makki Mosque in Brooklyn dies of cardiac arrest.

Brooklyn, New York

Imam Qari Abdul Rasheed died in the early hours of the morning due to heart attack at the age of 64 in front of the ancient Makki Mosque built by Pakistani-Americans on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn.

The deceased hailed from Bangladesh and had been serving Makki Mosque for the past 25 years.

The mourning atmosphere in the area on his death and the Pakistani community has expressed its deep sorrow and grief.

The community prays for forgiveness and highest ranks of the late Qari Abdul Rashid.

All arrangements for the funeral will be made by Al Rayyan Funeral Services. It is expected that the body of the late Qari Abdul Rasheed will be sent to Bangladesh according to availability of the flight.

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