Karachi: One of Pakistan’s best-known qawwali performers, Amjad Sabri, has been gunned down in the southern port of Karachi. Amjad Sabri was shot many times while driving in his car. His brother, who is with him was also wounded.
Amjad Sabri was shot on Wednesday while driving in his car in the city of Liaqatabad area, when a motorbike came alongside the car and attackers start shooting on him, according to Pakistan’s reported.
The popular qawwali performer was 45-year-old and survived with his wife and five children.
“The attackers used a 30-bore pistol and shoot Amjad Sabri five times. One of them bullet took Amjad’s life. After the shoot the attackers escaped through Hassan Square route,” told Inspector General Mushtaq Meher.
Senior Police Officer, Muqaddas Haider told that is was a targeted killing and an act of terrorism.
Pakistan’ Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif condemned the killing of Singer and ordered an investigation.