Breaking News: Two unidentified men attacked famous Qawwal and Sufi singer Amjad Sabri’s vehicle with gun in Liaqatabad area of Karachi on Wednesday, afternoon.
As a result of firing, Amjad Sabri passed away and two other people injured in the attack.
Sabri and an associate were travelling in a car in Liquatabad 10 area, when unknown gunmen fired at their vehicle, critically injuring him. The two were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed hospital immediately, where Sabri succumbed to his injuries.
Additional police surgeon Dr Rohina Hasan confirmed Sabri’s demise.
Amjad Sabri was one of the country’s finest qawwal, known for his soul-stirring renditions of mystic poetry. He enthralled music aficionados with his brand of spirituality, mysticism and ecstasy for years. He was not only well-versed with the structure and aesthetics of qawwali but also knew how to make it adaptive to the contemporary music keeping its essence alive.
The news left shocked people worldwide. Twitter and social media filled with reactions instantly.