Tunnel in Baluchistan serve as shrine for old copies of Koran

Tunnel in Baluchistan serve as shrine for old copies of Koran

When it comes to religion, people are divided into devout followers or nonbelievers.

For those who subscribe to the words of their creator, they follow what has been written on their holy books.

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Our Muslim brethren are some of the most dedicated people in the planet.

In that case, our Muslim brothers and sisters are not allowed to desecrate the Koran in any means.

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KAMI saw (via Daily Mail) that a Pakistani businessman created a sanctuary for old copies of the Muslim holy book.

Samad Lehri has devised tunnels underneath a hill in the Chiltern Mountains in Quetta, Baluchistan, wherein almost 2.5 million Korans are stored.

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All those bags contain old copies of the Koran. (photo credit: dailymail.co.uk)

His foundation, which was named after a mountain mentioned in the Koran, was conceived in 1992.

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These tunnels have become a tourist attraction, as some of the Korans donated are on display.

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Look at the line of visitors wanting to see the collection of Korans! (photo credit: dailymail.co.uk)

The notable ones are in glass cases – we bet that the 600-year-old copy is in one!

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Visitors view the rare Korans in their glass cases. (photo credit: dailymail.co.uk)

If you want to visit the shrine, there’s no admission fee but donations are encouraged.

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Construction is still underway to store more books, which are still in sacks.

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A worker is seen making progress on a new tunnel. (photo credit: dailymail.co.uk)

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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