Pakistan condemns “terrorist incident” in New Zealand

Pakistan on Friday condemned the “terrorist incident” in New Zealand as a number of fatalities have been inflicted at two mosques when at the very least one gunman opened fireplace on worshippers.

“Pakistan condemns the tragic terrorist incident in New Zealand. Our Excessive Fee is in contact with the native authorities and making an attempt to determine particulars,” International Workplace spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal tweeted. 

#Pakistan condemns the tragic terrorist incident in #NewZealand. Our Excessive Fee is in contact with the native authorities and making an attempt to determine particulars. @MFATgovtNZ , #pakistanagainstterror

— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@DrMFaisal) March 15, 2019

“Syed Moazzam Shah, Minister Political, Pakistan Excessive Fee in New Zealand, Cell +64 21 779 495 is our point of interest. Media queries nonetheless could also be directed to Spokesperson in Islamabad,” he added. 

Syed Moazzam Shah, Minister Political, Pakistan Excessive Fee in New Zealand, Cell +64 21 779 495 is our point of interest. Media queries nonetheless could also be directed to Spokesperson in Islamabad. #pakistanagainstterror

— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@DrMFaisal) March 15, 2019

 International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi additionally condemned the incident. “FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi has condemned within the strongest phrases the tragic terrorist assault in Christchurch, NewZeland. FM has expressed condolences over lack of harmless lives within the heinous assault.”

FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi has condemned within the strongest phrases the tragic terrorist assault in #Christchurch, #NewZeland
FM has expressed condolences over lack of harmless lives within the heinous assault
#ChristchurchMosqueAttack @MFATgovtNZ @SMQureshiPTI #pakistanagainstterror

— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) March 15, 2019

Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry expressed shock and grief over the shootings and mentioned, “Hearts and soul of individuals of Pakistan are with folks of New Zeland. Bangladesh Cricket Crew escaped the assault; Pakistan suffered similar state of affairs years again and may really feel n relate to the ache and distress.”

Shocked n griefed on information of a number of assaults at two mosques in Christchurch NewZeland,hearts and soul of individuals of Pak are with folks of New Zeland,Bangladesh Cricket Crew escaped the assault;Pak suffered similar state of affairs years again n can really feel n relate to the ache n distress,

— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 15, 2019

A gunman opened fireplace on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers and forcing town of Christchurch into lockdown as police launched a large manhunt.

New Zealand media reported that between 9 and 27 folks have been killed, however the loss of life toll couldn’t be confirmed. Police mentioned a number of fatalities had occurred at two mosques, however it was unclear what number of attackers have been concerned.

“That is one in all New Zealand’s darkest days,” mentioned Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. “Clearly what has occurred right here is a rare and unprecedented act of violence.”

Neither Ardern nor police gave a casualty toll.

Witnesses advised media {that a} man wearing a military-style, camouflage outfit, and carrying an automated rifle had began randomly capturing folks within the Al Noor mosque.

The Bangladesh cricket staff was arriving for Friday prayers when the capturing occurred however all members have been protected, a staff coach advised Reuters.