During the operations, he would not eat or sleep. From 3 in the afternoon till 3 in the morning he used to conduct meetings and briefings. He used to personally brief every single commander. At times, he wouldn’t sleep for more than half an hour. He worked so much that he would even go 3 or 4 nights without any sleep.
It was the 5th day of the Khaybar operation when I went looking for him. I found him in the jeep. I said, “I have something to tell you.” He said “Hold on! Let me perform my prayers first.” I waited for him to finish. I had brought the map to discuss the current situation with him. I turned on the flashlight and said, “Our work is finished in this area and from this point….”
I looked at him and saw him facing downwards and his eyes closed.
I said to him “Haji, are you there? Are you listening?”.
He replied, “Yes please go on.”
I continued, “Look Haji, we have start from this point….”
This time his head had completely dropped and he had fallen asleep.
I said “Haji, the most important thing for you right now is to sleep. I’ll explain the situation for you tomorrow”.
This was a story from the life of Shahid… Ibrahim Hemmat.. a young and active youth, who gave his all for Allah’s sake, and left this world as a shahid