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Servant of Allah, What about music and TV ?

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Submitted by Jake (United States), Jan 31, 2006 at 12:27

Servant of Allah: I did not find prohibition of music and TV in your long list of islamic rules. I know it is a major sin in islam.Read the following news:

Kandahar, Jan. 31(AP): Villagers attacked Taliban rebels who had blockaded a road and were confiscating music cassettes from passing cars in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday. Two militants and a villager were killed.

After seizing and breaking the cassettes, the insurgents informed travelers that music is forbidden by Islam, said Abdul Wasai, the government chief in Spin Boldak district, where the fighting occurred Monday.
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