No Thais injured, killed in New Zealand terror attacks

No Thais injured, killed in New Zealand terror attacks

By The Nation




An undated file image shows Masjid Al Noor Mosque on Deans Avenue, the scene of a mass shooting, in Christchurch, New Zealand, 15 March.//EPA-EFE


No Thais were injured or killed in terrorist attacks on two crowded mosques in New Zealand on Friday, a spokesperson for the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Friday.



Shocked family stand outside the mosque following a shooting resulting in multiple fatalies and injuries at the Masjid Al Noor on Deans Avenue in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15.//EPA-EFE


Busadee Santipitaks said the confirmation came from the Thai Embassy in Wellington.


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said earlier that 40 people were killed and 20 more were seriously injured in armed attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday.


She described the incidents as well-planned terrorist attacks.





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