Monday 27th of March 2017, 12:43 CET
Turks in Akcakoca fast again after imam's false call
November 7, 2003
Reuters

Posted by HW on March 27, 2017

5 minutes early
A Muslim cleric has mistakenly forced an extra day of fasting for the Ramadan holy month on people in a Turkish town by reading the call to prayer five minutes early, officials say.

Miscalculated
Veysel
Mat, the imam in the Black Sea town of Akcakoca, apparently miscalculated the time of sundown on Thursday and read the prayer early, causing people to break fast five minutes too soon. He read it again after realising his error.
 
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