MEDINA: Renowned Islamic scholar and founder of the Islamic Research Foundation, Dr Zakir Naik stated on Friday that suicide bomb attacks were considered haraam in Islam, in which innocents get killed. Utv Pakistan Report
Dr Naik was addressing the Indian media via Skype from Medina, Saudi Arabia. He began his address by condemning the recent attacks in Nice, where more than 80 people were killed after a truck driver mowed down innocent French citizens.
After being asked many questions regarding his views on terrorism, Dr Naik siad this about suicide bombings:-
“Suicide bombing is not permitted in Islam where innocent people are killed. Suicide bombing where innocents are killed is haraam. But as tactic of war it is permitted say many scholars,” he said.
Dr Zakir Naik’s Peace TV was banned in Bangladesh after it was revealed that one of the militants who attacked a cafe in Bangladesh was influenced by Dr Naik’s speeches.
Dr Naik is a renowned Islamic scholar whose cassettes, video tapes and videos on YouTube are quite popular.