Thou­sands at­tend Sabri ...

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their last re­spects to a great artiste, who was buried along­side his fa­ther Ghu­lam Fa­reed Sabri Qawwal.

His body was moved from the mor­tu­ary to his house in Li­aquatabad, where “ghusl” was given to it be­fore be­ing moved to the main road.

Ear­lier plans to have the prayers af­ter Zo­har in mosque nearby, was given up be­cause of the pres­ence of large num­ber of peo­ple. Mourn­ers wept and sobbed, pray­ing to Almighty for his soul to rest in peace. Rangers were in huge force at the grave­yard. Every­thing went off well, of­fi­cials said.

As is cus­tom­ary, af­ter the cof­fin was car­ried by peo­ple for 40 yards on shoul­ders, it was placed later in an am­bu­lance, but the crowd was so huge that the ve­hi­cle could move only at snail’s pace. Mourn­ers sur­round­ing it cov­ered the en­tire dis­tance walk­ing. Soyem will be held at Masjid Furqa­nia in Li­aquatabad Fri­day af­ter­noon. DG Rangers chaired a meet­ing to re­view the sit­u­a­tion in Karachi in views of grow­ing wave of ter­ror­ism in the city.

DOHA: Gen­eral Salem Hamid Al Na­bet Com­man­der of Air Academy Qatar, sign­ing an agree­ment with Air Vice Mar­shal Ar­shad Ma­lik, Deputy Chair­man Pak­istan Aero­nau­ti­cal Com­plex, Kamra for pur­chase of Pak­istan’s in­dige­nously man­u­fac­tured Su­per Musha­hak air­craft for Qatar Emiri Air Force in Qatar on Thurs­day.

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