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Islamic artefacts on display in Blackburn mosque
8:58am Wednesday 6th March 2013 in News
HOLY Islamic artefacts and replicas of items used by the Prophet Mohammed have been shown in Blackburn for the first time.
More than 1,000 people visited Jamia Ghosia Mosque, Chester Street, to see replicas of the Prophet’s clothes, personal grooming items, his bed, food he would have eaten, and a genuine piece of cloth from his grave.
Worshippers queued for half an hour to pray at a piece of material from the Ka’aba, or ‘The Cube’, a holy site in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The artefacts were verified by Greensville Trust, an Islamic educational institution based in Liverpool.