Ramallah, MINA – Palestinian Authority Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, Izzat Abdul Hadi said on Friday that a number of Palestinians were killed and wounded in a terror attack targeting two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city.
Abdul Hadi said the Palestinian community in New Zealand told him that at least one Palestinian was killed and the others were injured in the attack, Palinfo reported.
He added the Palestinian embassy would continue to coordinate with the New Zealand government for further information updates.
Abdul Hadi expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in terror attacks and hoped for a quick recovery for the wounded.
The New Zealand government has suspended all flights to Christchurch.
As has been reported, two mosques, Al-Noor mosque and a mosque on the outskirts of Linwood, Christchurch City, New Zealand were subjected to brutal shootings by unknown people.
The latest data, 49 people died as a result of indiscriminate fire from the perpetrators. (T/Sj/P2)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)