Renowned qawwali singer Amjad Sabri brandsynario
Sabri died on his way to hospital. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
“He was shot in the chest and head and he was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed hospital immediately, where he succumbed to his injuries,” a police official said. His driver and associate were also killed in the targeted attack, the official said.
Reports suggest that violence is common in Karachi despite a sharp decline in murders since the Pakistani Army launched a crackdown two years ago against suspected militants and violent criminals.
Amjad Sabri, 45, was one of South Asia’s most popular singers of the ‘qawwali.’