KARACHI: The Famous Qawal Amjad Sabri, 45, has passed away after a target killing attack in Liaqutabad, Karachi.
“He was targeted in his car and was shot for the six times,” Police Surgeon told media.
According to initial reports he and his friend was the target of the gun-fire.
His friend died on the spot while Amjad Sabri was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Additional police surgeon Dr Rohina Hasan confirmed Sabri’s demise.
He was shot thrice – twice in the head and once on the ear – police sources said.
‘Tajdar-E-Haram’ and ‘Bhar Do Jholi’ are the qawalli trademarks of the Sabri family.
He had a brand of his style of reciting qawwali with devotional mysticism, spritual rejuvenation and enthralling poetry.
He adapted the Sabri style to the modern version.
Grieved loved ones and fans have reacted by praying for Amjad Sabri.
Rafaqat Ali Khan expressed his shock on the loss of talented Pakistani artist.