Singer-turned religious scholar, Junaid Jamshed, was assaulted at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad in the early hours on Sunday. Protestors chanted slogans for Junaid and started hitting him, claiming that he has committed blasphemy.

Check out the disturbing video of the attack on Junaid Jamshed at the Islamabad Airport. The video went viral on social media within minutes.

In the video, protesters can be seen shouting out slogans ‘Hit Him’ over and over, while Junaid Jamshed pleaded people to ‘talk’ the matter out and sort out the misunderstanding.

Upon abusive and violent confrontation, Junaid Jamshed managed to escape the crowd and entered the airport’s arrival lounge.

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Have a look at what Junaid Jamshed said about this violent attack:

The attack seemed to grab a lot of attention, not only by common people and fans of Junaid, he also received support from the celebrities, political figures and Islamic scholars in Pakistan.

Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel shared his opinions regarding the use of abusive words and the brutal attack on an innocent.

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Journalist Iftikhar Ahmad appealed for justice:

Renowned Journalist and anchor Mubasher Lucman also supported Junaid and appealed for justice:

Cricketer Imran Nazir also shared his views regarding the distressful attack:

Hamza Ali Abbasi also expressed his views and concerns regarding the concept of Islamic preaching. Check out, what the actor said in his Facebook post:

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Check out what the general public had to say regarding the attack:

Musician Goher Mumtaz posted a meaningful version of his poetry to show his support for the brutal Junaid Jamshed attack.

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Journalist Mahrukh Qureshi also showed her support for Junaid Jamshed:

The most respected personality in Pakistan, Abdul Sattar Edhi also condemned the attack and pleaded the law and authorities for justice:


According to the recent statement released by the Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, the authorities are taking strict actions against the attackers; Nisar has also instructed the police to get in touch with Junaid himself to register a case against the protestors.

His wife was present with him at the airport when the attack happened and immediately called the police. The police are currently looking for the attackers.

Chaudhry Nisar also said, “No one can be allowed to take the law into their own hands and intolerant behaviour should be discouraged at all levels.”

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