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New Zealand Shooting: The victim was a refugee from Afghanistan



Christchurch, home of home since 1977, offered him and his family hope and security. But Nabi was killed on Friday by a gunman who crashed into two mosques and killed 49 people in a robbery that stunned the world.

While the authorities have not released details and information about the victims, his death was confirmed by his son Yama Nabi.

The attack, apparently broadcast live on social media, is the biggest massacre in New Zealand history.

The suspect Brenton Harrison Tarrant has been charged with murder, but the authorities have announced additional charges.

A list compiled by the Red Cross shows that the attack included people from more than 1
5 nationalities in the mosques Friday evening.

These included, inter alia, nationals from India, Syria, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan.

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry tweeted that four of its nationals were injured and five others were missing. The nation's authorities said they are working to identify the victims.

This story will be updated as more information about the victims becomes available.


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