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Six Pakistanis killed in New Zealand attacks

Six Pakistanis killed in New Zealand attacks

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Mar 2019, 02:17 pm

Islamabad, Mar 16 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Saturday said six Pakistanis have been killed in the attacks carried out by a gunman in two mosques in New Zealand on Friday.

The government said three Pakistani nationals are still missing.

Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted the names of the deceased people and said: "Terrorism in #NewZealand: Mr. Sohail Shahid, Syed Jahandad Ali, Syed Areeb Ahmed, Mr. Mahboob Haroon, Mr. Naeem Rashid and his son Mr. Talha Naeem have been announced dead by #NewZealand authorities. Other 3 missing are still being identified. #ChristchurchMosqueShooting."

At least 49 people lost their lives in the attacks.

The key suspect was arrested and produced before court on Saturday.

The attacks have been condemned worldwide.