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Zayd ibn Suhan

Zayd ibn Suhan (Arabic: زيد بن صوحان‎) was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and is revered by Shia Muslims. He was the brother of Sa'sa'a bin Sohan. He is mentioned in Sahih al-Bukhari.[1] He was killed in the Battle of the Camel by Amr Al Yathribi.[2]

Zayd originated from the city of Qatif, Saudi Arabia.

His grave and shrine lies in the village of Malkiya in Bahrain. He is sometimes referred to as "Ameer Zayd"


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  2. ^ Madelung, Wilferd (2001). "Shi'ism in the Age of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs". In Lynda Clarke. Shīʻite Heritage: Essays on Classical and Modern Traditions. Global Academic Publishing. p. 13.  

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