Renowned Sufi singer Amjad Sabri was killed in Karachi on Wednesday. Two unidentified men attacked the Sufi singer’s vehicle with the gun 11 times in Liaqatabad area of Karachi on Wednesday.

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. Police Surgeon Dr Rohina Hasan confirmed the news.

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.

Source (Jhang News)