ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the foreign office of Pakistan said that four Pakistani nationals were injured, while five were still missing after the horrific terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
According to FO’s spokesman, Dr Mohammad Faisal, the wounded Pakistani nationals were being treated at 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
He further added, “Identities [of missing Pakistanis] are being authenticated in consultation with local authorities.”
Attacks on the two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead Friday, with one gunman — identified as an Australian extremist — apparently livestreaming the assault that triggered the lockdown of the New Zealand city.