NZ Mosque Attacks: 8 martyred Pakistanis laid to rest in Christchurch


On Friday (today), eight martyred Pakistanis in Christchurch mosque attacks laid to rest.

The martyred Pakistanis laid to rest at Memorial Park cemetery in Christchurch. They lost their lives during New Zealand mosque attacks.

Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson, Dr Mohammad Faisal revealed about the burial of martyred Pakistanis. He said over 20 family members flew from Pakistan to join in the last rituals of the martyrs. Their travel was facilitated by the Pakistan Foreign Office and the New Zealand government.

Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted that over 5,000 people attended the burial.

He further added that the High Commissioner and the High Commission staff remains in Christchurch to offer support.

Today Azaan in New Zealand broadcasted as thousands of people gathered to show solidarity with Muslims. They mainly gathered at a park in front of Al Noor Mosque. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister led a vast number of mourners. The prayer was also followed by the 2 minutes silence for victims of NZ Mosque shooting.


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