A hero is a selfless, genuinely good person, who causes change. Hero is also a quick-thinking person whose quick actions could save lives.
A Muslim man in North Leigh, Oxfordshire, has been praised for successfully saving his neighbors when fire started in their house.
It all started when Ruhul Khan saw fire at his neighbors’ house. In no time, he bravely entered the house to save the parents and their disabled children, Ilmfeed reported.
Following the incident, the family shared a letter in gratitude with Ruhul, which he shared on social media.
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“Words cannot describe how grateful we are. Your acts of selflessness were more than we could have ever asked for.
“From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you all for your help during the fire incident.”
Ruhul doesn’t believe his act was heroic, believing that this is something all people should do for each other.
He wrote on Facebook: “I’m a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how big or small. It’s my duty to serve neighbors, protect my community and it’s people.”
Allah tells us that “If anyone saved a life it would be as if he saved the life of the whole humanity.” Quran 5:32
What Ruhul did falls in line with similar heroic acts done by some other Muslims.
A young Muslim teenager from Brooklyn helped police arrest a man who attacked an Orthodox Jewish woman on the subway in December last year.
Another young American Muslim student showed bravery, also in December 2019, as she opened the doors of her mosque as a shelter, enabling more than 100 students to flee a high school stabbing in Wisconsin.