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Thousands Attend Funeral of Slain Pakistani Sufi Singer

A day after he was gunned down in southern Pakistan's port city of Karachi, tens of thousands of mourners attended the funeral procession of renowned Sufi singer Amjad Sabri. A splinter faction of the outlawed extremist Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for killing the 45-year-old Sabri, one of South Asia’s most popular singers of “qawwali”, a style of music rooted in Sufism, a mystical form of Islam practiced in Pakistan and India for centuries. Religious extremists reject...

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