Earlier today, the New Zealand authorities have confirmed the martyrdom of nine Pakistanis in the New Zealand terror attack.
The martyred Pakistanis include: Sohail Shahid, Syed Jahandad Ali, Syed Areeb Ahmed, Mahboob Haroon, Naeem Rashid with his son Talha Naeem, Zeeshan Raza with his father Gulam Husain and his mother Karam Bibi.
“Mr Zeeshan Raza, his father Mr Ghulam Hussain and mother Ms Karam bibi have now been confirmed to have embraced shahadat in the terrroist attack in #NewZealand. We are in touch with their family. A total of 9 Pakistanis embraced shahadat in #NewZealandTerrorAttack,” Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal.
NZ PM expresses solidarity with Muslims
New Zealand Prime Minister (PM) Jacinda Ardern visited Wellington’s Kilbirnie Mosque to express solidarity with the Muslims who were martyred in the terrorist attacks in Christchurch
She met with the community and laid a wreath at the Mosque in memory of the victims of the Christchurch attack.
Pakistani flag to fly at half-mast on Monday to mourn NZ terror attack
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Pakistani flag will remain half-mast at all national buildings on Monday to mourn the deaths of Pakistanis who were martyred, among others, in the terrorist attacks on mosques in New Zealand