Eminent Qawwal Amjad Sabri shot dead in Pakistan

KARACHI || In a shooting incident that sent shockwaves across the world, Pakistan’s Qawwali singer Amjad Sabri, member of the noted Sabri Brothers group, was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday afternoon.

sabrHe was in the city’s Liaquatabad area when unidentified gunmen ambushed his car and opened indiscriminate fire, media reports say. He sustained a fatal bullet injury on his head and died later at a local hospital.

At the time of the incident Sabri was going for a recording. His brother, who were also in the car, a driver were reportedly injured. His body will be laid to rest on Thursday, family sources informed.