Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei has prayed for the speedy recovery of Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani, who underwent surgery for a fractured bone following an accident in his home on Thursday.
In a message to Ayatollah Sistani on Friday, the Leader said news regarding his condition caused worries.
Ayatollah Khamenei prayed that God grant recovery to the top Shia cleric.
Grand Ayatollah Sistani underwent surgery on Thursday. A medical source told al-Sumaria News website that the surgery was successful.
The source said the surgery was performed after the senior cleric suffered a fracture to his left thigh bone.
Earlier on Thursday, the office of the source of emulation said in a statement, “Last night His Eminence Ayatollah Sistani had an incidental strain to his left leg which resulted in a fracture to his thigh bone and he will undergo surgery today.”