Popular Urdu novelist and story writer Ishtiaq Ahmed passed away in Karachi, he was 74. Ishtiaq Ahmed, who entertained a generation of young Pakistanis with his popular Inspector Jamshed, Inspector Kamran Mirza and Shoki Brothers series of suspense novels and many more, died of a heart attack in Karachi. He was also a Fiction His books were published at a very fast rate. Ahmed had attended 11th Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF) in Expo Center and was about to fly back to his hometown, Lahore. The author who wrote about highest number of novels by any novelist(700) pieces of fiction wrote his first novel in 1973 and was a teen sensation especially in 80s and 90s when his short novels sold like hot cakes. Ishtiaq Ahmed left behind a widow and eight children including five sons and three daughters .He also served as an editor at Bachon Ka Islam magazine. He was also famous for his detective novels in Urdu. May his soul rest in peace, he will be missed. Our heartiest condolences are with his family and friends.