Acclaimed Sufi singer and qawwali maestro Amjad Sabri was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in a central Karachi neighbourhood on Wednesday, triggering an outpouring of grief nationwide.
The news of renowned qawwal Amjad Sabri’s death has shook the entire nation.
Politicians, celebrities, journalists, cricketers and renowned personalities took to Twitter to mourn the national loss.
Here’s what the have to say about the legend:
Shocked at the murder of famous qawwal Amjad Sabri & his companions in Karachi. A complete failure of law & order & writ of the govt.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 22, 2016
Strongly condemn this brutal & inhumane act of murder … expect law enforcement agencies to hold the criminals accountable .. RIP!
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) June 22, 2016
Sad and shocking.. Huge loss to the nation. Prayers for the Sabri family. Thank you Amjad Sabri… https://t.co/vGr5yYMrL5
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) June 22, 2016
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) June 22, 2016
No words. This is extremely sad, disturbing and unacceptable specially since he had submitted an application for his protection! #AmjadSabri
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) June 22, 2016
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— Saba Sheikh_Naaz (@sabasheikh583) June 22, 2016
May Allah forgive his soul . Extremely saddened by his untimely demise #AmjadSabri pic.twitter.com/f10d4LvrFO
— Junaid Jamshed (@JunaidJamshedPK) June 22, 2016
Last Friday I played cricket with you…today u have been taken away from us…And I don’t understand why… pic.twitter.com/3Tt12DxZLG
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) June 22, 2016
Heart breaking Loss of another legend …inna lillilahi wa inna elyhi rajion#amjadsabri https://t.co/lz510JvM3t
— Sonya Hussyn(Artist) (@soniahussyn) June 22, 2016
I still can’t believe my dear colleague AMJAD SABRI’S death. It’s shocking. What a great person & amazing human.#AmjadSabri
— Mishi khan (@mishilicious) June 22, 2016
So shocked to hear about the sad demise of Amjad Sabri (a great qawal and person)… Brutality at its peak… May… https://t.co/uSKvEelYJd
— Shiraz Uppal (@shirazuppal) June 22, 2016
Pakistan Mourns Sufi Singer Amjad Sabri After He Was Shot Dead in Karachi