Amjad Sabri laid to rest, left nation to mourn


The funeral prayer of renowned qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was offered on Thursday (today) in front of Iram Bakery at the Liaquatabad Road of Karachi and has been buried in the Paposh Nagar graveyard next to his father and uncle’s grave.

Earlier, the body of the deceased was shifted from the morgue to the deceased’s residence. Thousands of people attended his funeral.

Amjad Sabri was killed in a gun attack by unidentified men in the Liaquatabad area on Wednesday. Eyewitnesses said that two unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at his car while he was heading for the studio of a private television channel to take part in the Iftar transmission.

According to the reports, at least 11 bullets were fired at the car with four penetrating the vehicle on the sides and six going through the windscreen.

Reportedly, two bullets fatally injured Sabri with one penetrating the face and other his chest. Sabri’s assistant, who was travelling with him, got injured in the attack and was transferred to the hospital.