Renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was gunned down by unidentified gunmen in broad daylight in Karachi.
Sabri,45 and two associates were travelling in a car from Karimabad to Liaqatabad area, when unidentified gunmen opened fire at their vehicle, critically injuring them.
The victims were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed hospital immediately, where Sabri succumbed to the injuries. He was shot from a point blank range.
Sabri was one of the country’s finest qawwals. Amjad Sabri was the nephew of qawwali icon Maqbool Sabri who passed away in 2011.
President Mamnoon Hussain, chairman of PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and JI amir Siraj ul Haq besides politicians, artists, civil society members and people from all walks of life condemned the gruesome murder of Amjad Sabri.