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MQM announces 3-day mourning over Sabri’s killing

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Wednesday announced three days mourning over the killing of renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri by unknown gunmen in Karachi.

The MQM’s Coordination Committee made the announcement in an emergency meeting here today, saying the party had decided to suspend all political activities for three days in his honour.

It said that black flags would be hoisted at all party offices and that leaders would wear black arm bands.

“Brutal killing of a living legend #AmjadSabri is a national tragedy and unbearable loss. We lost our national assets,” MQM leader Mustafa Azizabadi said on Twitter.

“All political and organisational activities have been suspended,” he said.

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