Amjad Sabri

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Amjad Farid Sabri
Amjad Farid Sabri kurder

(1976-12-23)23 December 1976[1]
Died22 June 2016(2016-06-22) (aged 39)[1]
Cause of deathAssassination by gunshots
Resting placePaposh Nagar, Karachi
ParentGhulam Farid Sabri (father)
RelativesMaqbool Ahmed Sabri (uncle), Mehmood Ghaznavi Sabri(Uncle) Kamal Sabri (Uncle) Azmat Farid Sabri (Brother) Sarwat Farid Sabri (Brother) Talha Farid Sabri (Brother)
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • Harmonium
  • Tabla

Amjad Farid (Fareed) Sabri (23 December 1976 – 22 June 2016) was a Pakistani singer. He became one of South Asia's most famous qawwali singers.[2]

Death[change | change source]

Sabri was shot to death in Karachi in a targeted killing by a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban on 22 June 2016 at age of 39.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Amjad Farid Sabri
  2. Ali, | Imtiaz (22 June 2016). "Famed qawwal Amjad Sabri gunned down in Karachi". Retrieved 2016-06-23.
  3. "They killed him – The Express Tribune". 22 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-23.

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