Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack
March 17 2019 11:59 AM
Pakistani demonstrators hold placard and candles during a candlelit vigil the day after the deadly a
Pakistani demonstrators hold placard and candles during a candlelit vigil the day after the deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch

QNA/Islamabad

The Pakistan Foreign Office has confirmed that nine Pakistanis were killed in Friday's terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

In a tweet on Sunday, Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said that three more Pakistanis have been identified among those killed in the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. That brings the number of Pakistanis killed to nine. The Pakistani Embassy in New Zealand is in contact with the local authorities in Christchurch.

Meanwhile, Jordan announced the death of four Jordanians in the terrorist attack in New Zealand

The Director of Operations Center at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sufian Qudah said that the death toll of Jordanians who killed in New Zealand terror attack has risen to four.

He added, in a statement, that five Jordanians who injured in the attack are receiving treatment.

At least 50 people were killed and dozens injured, 12 in critical condition, in a terrorist attack on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday. (QNA)



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