Following the devastating earthquakes that hit southeastern Turkey and northern Syria on February 6th, causing over 24,000 fatalities and widespread destruction, Imams and scholars took to social media to express their condolences. They also prayed for the safety and comfort of the survivors and mercy for the deceased.
Calls for support
Additionally, Imams called for support and encouraged donations to aid organizations working on the ground to provide emergency relief.
Through their posts, they showed solidarity with the affected communities and highlighted the importance of prayer and compassion in times of crisis.
We are all devastated to hear the news of earthquakes that has struck the southern Turkey/Syria region. The death toll…Posted by Yasir Qadhi on Monday, February 6, 2023
May Allah have mercy on those who lost their lives under the rubble and grant them the status of martyrs. May He provide…Posted by Hatem al-Haj on Monday, February 6, 2023
Devastating news coming out of Turkey and Syria. A major earthquake measuring 7.8 has hit. 1300 people confirmed dead…Posted by Yahya Adel Ibrahim on Monday, February 6, 2023
My heart goes out to Turkey on the massive earthquake that just happened. Shockwaves felt by Syria, Lebanon, Palestine…Posted by Mufti Menk on Sunday, February 5, 2023
May Allah make it easy for the people in Turkiye, Syria, Lebanon and all the affected regions. May Allah give them safety in their lives and peace in their hearts. Ameen.Posted by Yaser Birjas on Sunday, February 5, 2023
Heart heavy for #Turkey #Syria #Lebanon and all the other places affected by the massive #earthquake today. May Allah have mercy on the dead, and comfort the living. AmeenPosted by Omar Suleiman on Sunday, February 5, 2023
Pray 🙏 🤲 for Turkey 🇹🇷 May Allah shower with His mercy those that died, May Allah heal the injured and May Allah grant comfort to all affectedPosted by Daniel Abdullah Hernandez on Sunday, February 5, 2023