Published On: Thu, Jun 30th, 2016

Nadeem Jafri shot injured in Karachi



KARACHI: Nadeem Jafri famous actor, television host and musician was injured at sehri today when suspected robbers opened fire at him outside his house in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi. He received multiple bullet wounds in the alleged robbery incident but has survived.

TV actor and host Fakhr-e-Alam Tweeted about the incident saying, “My dear friend artist Nadeem Jafri was shot at multiple times at sehri time today in a robbery. He survived miraculously. Thank you Allah.”

Though Jafri survived the attack, the family has been badly ‘shaken up’ Fakhar e Alam tweeted.

The artist community is still reeling from Amjad Sabri’s death last week, and in a show of solidarity, the stakeholders in the entertainment industry uploaded a video message on Facebook, demanding the same level of security that is generally reserved for government officials. Nadeem Jafri’s incident gives credence to the threat the artist face in Pakisrtan.


News Source The Nation

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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