One Indian injured, one other lacking after Christchurch mosques shootings: Owaisi

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi. (Specific file picture)

Whereas the Ministry of Exterior Affairs is but to establish the variety of Indians lacking after the lethal mass shootings in New Zealand, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday claimed that two individuals from Hyderabad had been critically injured and sought the ministry’s intervention within the case.

As many as 49 folks had been killed and a number of other others had been injured after a gunman opened hearth at two mosques in Christchurch this morning. Three males and one girl have been detained thus far in reference to the terrorist assault.

Figuring out one of many victims as Mohammed Khurshid Jahangir, Owaisi urged MEA chief Sushma Swaraj and Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao to assist the involved household journey to New Zealand.

“A video from Christchurch exhibits one Ahmed Jehangir who was shot. His brother Iqbal Jehangir is a resident of Hyderabad & wish to go to NZ for Ahmed’s household. I request @KTRTRS @TelanganaCMO @MEAIndia @SushmaSwaraj to make mandatory preparations for the Khursheed household,” he posted on Twitter.

The AIMIM chief additionally shared the passport particulars of the alleged sufferer. “His brother is critical and his household has little help. I’m solely requesting the instant help of your good workplaces in expediting his visa course of. He’ll make all preparations to journey to New Zealand by himself.”

Owaisi stated one Farhaj Ahsan additionally reportedly visited the identical mosque and is at the moment lacking. “His household in Hyderabad, I request instant help to his household as effectively. His household’s contact particulars can be found with me and I’ll share the identical with you,” he tweeted.

In keeping with reviews, 9 Indians have gone lacking ever because the lethal shootings. Nevertheless, there was no official affirmation from New Delhi on the time of submitting this report.

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