Man who died at Kendall was Muslim studies scholar and librarian at MIT

Omar Khalidi, 57, was struck and killed by a T train on Monday at the Kendall Square station, the MIT News Office reports.

Khalidi, a scholar who wrote about Muslims in India, was the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture librarian at MIT.

Services will be held for him this Wednesday at at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.

The News Office says there will also be an MIT service some time later.

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