Centuries-old copy of Quran recovered

June 14, 2018

TEHRAN – A centuries-old copy of the Holy Quran has been recovered by the Iranian police.

The manuscript was found in a car while passing a check post in Shahroud, north-central Semnan province, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

“This exquisite book dates from 400 years ago and its value is estimated at roughly one billion rials (some $24,000),” Semnan police commander Rouh-al-Amin Qasemi said.

PHOTO: A copy of the Holy Quran (file photo)

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