At least five Pakistanis are missing and four injured in the brutal attack at mosques in Christchurch, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal confirmed the news saying that the injured in the incident were 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
The mosques attack in New Zealand claimed atleast 49 lives, of people present there for Friday prayers.
Foreign Office spokesperson further said that Pakistani High Commission in New Zealand is in contact with local authorities to ascertain the identity of the five people who are missing during the shooting.
The details of the five people missing have been shared by a journalist on his Twitter handle.
1) Muhammad Suhail Shahid (36 years)
2) Syed Areeb Ahmad (26 years)
3) Syed Jehandad Ali (34 years)
4)Talha Naeem (21 years)
5) Muhammad Zahid. https://t.co/xlpQOjwuWg
— Adil Shahzeb (@adilshahzeb) March 15, 2019
Meanwhile, the deputy high commissioner assured that they were making all the possible efforts to seek the five Pakistanis missing in the massacre added that the local police and the management from hospitals were unable to give the details.
Attacks on the mosques in New Zealand claimed to be the worst attack against Muslims in a western country that claimed at least 49 lives on Friday. The gunman involved in the attack was identified as an Australian extremist who live streamed the attack on Facebook.