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.
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.
Update on New Zealand terrorism incident – 4 Pakistanis injured and being treated in hospitals – 5 Pakistanis are missing. Identities are being authenticated in consultation with local authorities.
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@DrMFaisal) March 15, 2019
At least 49 people were killed after a shooter opened fire on Friday morning in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.