People are surprised that the Holy Quran deals with the accidental killing of one Muslim by another. They think that killing can only be deliberate.
Yet, this is not true. Daily we hear of people being killed by “friendly fire” in combat or someone accidentally running over another person.
The Holy Quran says that a part of the response is to compensate the victims.
There are also objections to payment of this “blood money”. However, we have the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in the UK which pays compensation to victims. Is this not blood money?
We explore this subject in detail in the video below