Umar ibn Sa'ad

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‘Umar ibn Sa‘ad (Arabic: عمر بن سعد‎) (fl. 620–686) was one of the sons of the Sahabi; Sa'ad ibn Abi Waqqas. He derives from Madinah and later moved to Kufa which was built by his father and stayed there until his death.

He was a clergyman, and took orders from Ibn Ziyad. He was one of the leaders of the troops who killed Husayn ibn Ali in the Battle of Karbala.

He also had a son, Hafs Bin Amar ibn Saad bin Abi Waqqas who was according to history killed by his own mother in the government of Al-Mukhtar. His wife was a sister of Al-Mukhtar. Umar ibn Saad was killed by troops of Al-Mukhtar.

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