WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Latest on the mosque assaults in Christchurch, New Zealand (all situations native):
The physique of a 26-year-old Pakistani who was amongst 50 worshippers killed all through assaults on mosques in New Zealand has arrived at an airport inside the southern port metropolis of Karachi.
Syed Areeb Ahmed was amongst 9 Pakistanis who’ve been killed on March 15 when a white supremacist shot people inside two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
On Monday, his sobbing father Syed Ayaz Ahmed, family members and authorities officers acquired his physique.
Ahmed was an solely son who had immigrated to New Zealand for work, consistent with his uncle Muhammad Muzaffar Khan.
Ultimate week, Pakistan observed a day of mourning for the victims and honored one different Pakistani, Naeem Rashid, who died alongside alongside together with his son after trying to take care of the gunman.
New Zealand’s prime minister has launched a top-level inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the massacre of 50 people in two Christchurch mosques.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the nation’s highest kind of investigation, a royal price of inquiry, was relevant for “problems with the gravest public significance.”
Her Cabinet had beforehand agreed on holding an inquiry, nonetheless had not decided what kind of investigation might be held.
She said the Cabinet agreed Monday a royal price of inquiry “will check out what could have or must have been carried out to cease the assault.”
An Australian white supremacist has been charged with murder for the March 15 assaults.
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