Karachi: Popular poet Zaki Usmani died here on Friday at an age of 76 after a long breathing illness. The deceased was admitted in the local hospital for the last week for the treatment of his affected lungs.
Zaki Usmani (late) has left four sons and a daugher behind him. His funeral prayer was offered yesterday after Jumma prayers at Younis Masjid, 11-D North Karachi. He was laid down in Mohammad Shah graveyard.
Meanwhile, poets, writers, scholars and several other eminent personalities have expressed severe grief over the death of renown poet and have prayed for his forgiveness and blessings.