Following the tragic accident in Makkah’s Grand Mosque on Friday, Coke Studio announced on its official Facebook page that it will not be releasing the fifth episode of the current season.
Coke Studio uploaded a Facebook status expressing grievance over the incident:
They also changed the profile picture and cover photo to black as a mark of respect and promptly updated their Twitter page as well:
In respect of the tragic incident in Makkah, Episode 5 of #CokeStudio8 will not be released today
— Coke Studio (@cokestudio) September 12, 2015
“We’ve delayed the episode because of the Makkah tragedy but we are not sure whether we will be airing this episode next week or the one that was actually scheduled for next week,” said Strings member, Faisal Kapadia.
The horrific incident has left at least 47 Pakistani pilgrims injured and claimed almost 107 lives.