Occasions when obligatory prayers can be broken
1168. It is Haraam to break obligatory prayers purposely. But if one has to break in order to protect property, or to escape from financial or physical harm, there is no objection.
1169. If it is not possible for a person to protect, without breaking the prayers, his own life, or the life of a person whose protection is obligatory upon him, or to protect a property the protection of which is obligatory on him, he should break the prayers.