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Four Pakistanis injured, five reported missing in mass shooting at New Zealand mosques: FO

March 15, 2019

A Muslim family waits outside a hospital after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. AFP

Six Pakistani nationals have been reported missing after attacks on two Mosques in Christchurch, according to the website of Pakistan’s High Commission in New Zealand.

The Pakistani nationals were identified as Haroon Mahmood, Muhammad Zahid, Muhammad Suhail Shahid, Syed Areeb Ahmed, Syed Jahandad Ali and Talha Naeem.

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However, the deputy high commissioner Syed Moazzam Shah told SAMAA TV that five people were reported missing. He added that the injured were shifted to different hospitals and 97 of them still remain unidentified.

“We are trying to find out where the Pakistani nationals were shifted to,” Shah said.

Meanwhile, the Foreign Office spokesperson tweeted that four Pakistani were injured in the attack and are being treated in hospitals.

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At least 49 people were killed after a shooter opened fire on Friday morning in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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    asif hussain   March 15, 2019 11:23 pm/ Reply

    condolences to all familys who have suffered. we all need to stand together and unite to let the world know we can we will live and work together. we are all neighbours let all terroists no you can never defeat us

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