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Saudi Arabia

Is Mussels halal to eat in Ahnaf mazhab, if not why?

Answer : 160821

Published on: Apr 23, 2018

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 894/817/M=8/1439)


By ‘mussels’ if you mean the shell insect which is known as ghongha in Hindi then it is not halal to eat it according to Hanafi Fiqh as only fish is halal among the sea animals, whereas the seashell is an insect.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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