Riyadh/Mangalore, July 27: Saad-bin-Zubair, a Kerala based Haafiz-e-Quran, who died after a car accident in the Eastern Province of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was buried at a cemetery in the city of Hafar al-Batin on Thursday.
Medical sources said that said that the young expatriate had died of cardiac arrest after Wednesday’s road accident, which occurred due to a tyre burst at Hafar al-Batin, nearly 90 km from Kuwait border, while he was returning from KSA to Kuwait along with family members after performing Umrah.
The last rites were carried out in KSA after obtaining the consent of the family members of the deceased, said a close friend of deceased.
Meanwhile Saad’s wife Fauzia, who is the daughter of Ullal based philanthropist Moideen Kunhi, has been recuperating at a hospital in Hafar al-Batin. The four little children of the deceased had also sustained injuries in the accident.
Back in Ullal, family members of Fauzia are trying to bring her back home along with the children.
NRI organisations in Kuwait, where Saad was working, have expressed their heartfelt condolence to the demise of young Haafiz, who was known for his mesmerizing Quran recitation. In Salsabeel Masjid of Ullal and Ibrahim Khaleel Masjid of Mangalore Imams prayed for the deceased after Friday sermons.