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Qasr Prayer

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I live in Sagamu and work in Lagos both in Nigeria but two different cities, about 35 – 40 km apart. I commune on daily basis. Am I entitled to observe qasr while at work on daily basis of my work like?


Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

In order to pray Qasr, you need to travel a distance of 78 km after you leave the boundries of your city.

Since the place that you work at is only 35 – 40 km, you need to pray in full.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best


Ismail Moosa (Mufti)

This answer was collected from Fatwaa.com which is an excellent Q&A site managed by Mufti Ismail Moosa from South Africa. .

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