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Number of Kuffar killed in Banu Qurayzah

Question

How many Kuffar were killed in the Battle of Banu Qurayzah? I have heard that they were nine hundred.

 

Answer

Imam Ibn Ishaq (rahimahullah) the famous Historian, has cited a narration which suggests that the Kuffar who were killed were approximately six hundred or seven hundred. He further states some suggest that were eight or nine hundred.

(Refer: Tarikhul Umam Wal Muluk of Imam Ibn Jarir At Tabari, vol. 1 pg. 515 and Al Fusul Fi Siratir Rasul of Hafiz Ibn Kathir, pg. 175 )

 

 

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