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Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques attacks

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 17 Mar 2019

Islamabad, Mar 17: Names of three more Pakistanis have emerged who died in the Christchurch mosques attacks incident of Friday, officials said on Sunday.

Pakistan government has confirmed that Zeeshan Raza, his father Ghulam Hussain and mother Karam Bibi have died in the attacks.

Pakistan's  Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted: "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."

So far, 50 people have died in the attacks which left New Zealand shocked on Friday.

The incident has been condemned worldwide.

The main suspect in the incident has been arrested.

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