Amjad Sabri was Well-known Pakistani qawwal, who contained martyrdom in a gun attack in Karachi, appeared in SAMAA’s singular Ramadan transmission on Wednesday morning and recited an expressive Kalam. Watch the video.
Seems like MQM MNA Rashid Godil, who himself surviving a shooting incident, said he cried like a kid when he watched Amjad Sabri recite his last Kalam on SAMAA TV. Watch what he has to say.
KARACHI: Unknown gunmen riding motorbikes opened fire on a car in Karachi on Wednesday, killing famed Sufi singer Amjad Sabri and two others, officials and family said.
As a result the deadly attack took place in Liaquatabad area of the city.
According to eyewitnesses, Amjad Sabri was critically wounded in the attack. He was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he died from his wounds.
Amjad Sabri Passed away
One of Pakistan’s best famous singers, kawwal Amjad Sabri, has been shot dead in the southern city of Karachi.
Two gunmen fired on his wagon in the full of activity Liaqatabad area, police said. Sabri pass away on his way to clinic.
A group of the Pakistani Taliban has told the BBC it carried out the spasm.
Amjad Sabri was a top exponent of Sufi holy music, known as Qawwali. Sufism, a tolerant, mystical exercise of Islam, has masses of supporters in Pakistan but is disparate by extremists.
The Pakistan Taliban, who view Sufism as deviating, have been answerable for former assaults on goals connected to Sufi Islam.
But there have been no such assaults in the past couple of years, the BBC’s M Ilyas Khan in Islamabad news.
therefore Sabri, who was amongst the sub-continent’s topmost Qawwali singers, was success by five shots, police said.
Similarly another person, believed to be a relative, was injured in the shooting and is said to be in a critical condition.
“It was a under attack killing and an act of terrorism,” a senior police officer, Muqaddas Haider, was refer to by AFP news agency as saying.
BBC News reported
Pakistanis in shock again – M Ilyas Khan, BBC News, Islamabad.
There have been the normal calls to recognize and arrest the killers, but also voices of despair over the nonstop disappointment to end aggressiveness in Pakistan.
Karachi has been under a military operation for more than three years, but the gunmen have shown they be able to still hit their targets at will.