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Pakistani qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was shot dead in the city of Karachi on Wednesday, media reports said.
The 45-year-old singer and an associate were travelling in a car in Liquatabad 10 area when attackers opened fire at their vehicle, Dawn reported.
They suffered injuries and were shifted to a hospital where Sabri died.
Sabri was “shot thrice – twice in the head and once on the ear”, Dawn quoted police sources as saying.
Sabri was on his way to a private television channel’s studio to “take part in the Iftari transmission”, Dunya News said.
Sindh home minister Suhail Anwar Sial has asked for a report of the incident from police, it said.
Sabri was the nephew of qawwali icon Maqbool Sabri who passed away in 2011, Dawn said.
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