No Pakistani Parisian harmed in Paris attack

Pakistani mission in Paris has established a helpline to help citizens seeking information about their loved ones

Zahid Gishkori November 14, 2015
Rescue workers evacuate victims near La Belle Equipe, rue de Charonne, at the site of an attack on Paris on November 14, 2015 after a series of gun attacks occurred across Paris as well as explosions outside the national stadium where France was hosting Germany. PHOTO: AFP

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign office said on Saturday there were no reports of any Pakistani being injured or killed in the Paris attack.

“All Pakistanis residing in France are safe. No one is injured or dead,” said Foreign Office Spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah.

Paris shootings, explosions leave at least 128 dead

He also said that he had spoken to the Pakistani Envoy in Paris Ghalib Iqbal. The envoy has confirmed that all is fine there with Pakistani community, the spokesperson told The Express Tribune.

Meanwhile, a helpline has been established by the Pakistani mission in order “to seek or provide any information pertaining Pakistani citizens injured, deceased in the last night terrorist attack at Paris.”

Earlier, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the terrorist attacks in Paris and offer condolences to bereaved families, people & Government of France.

Islamic State militants on Saturday claimed a series of coordinated attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers in Paris that killed at least 128 people in scenes of carnage at a concert hall, restaurants and the national stadium.


Navin | 5 years ago | Reply God....i was just praying no pakistanis hand in this terror in france. Such is the situation.
Hameed | 5 years ago | Reply Pakistanis usually don't get hurt, they are usually the ones who hurt.
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