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Saudi Arabia confirms injury of Saudi national in New Zealand attack
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Saudi Arabia confirms injury of Saudi national in New Zealand attack

Riyadh, Mar 15 : Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that one of its nationals was injured in the attack that targeted two mosques in New Zealand.

The Saudi embassy in New Zealand revealed in a statement posted on its Twitter account that the citizen sustained minor injuries without revealing its identity.

It called upon Saudis in the Christchurch city where the attack took place to be cautious, follow the local authorities' instructions and stay at home until situations are back to normal.

The embassy also asked its nationals to contact the embassy in case of emergency.

At least 40 people were killed and 20 others were seriously injured in armed assaults on two Christchurch mosques on Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed. (UNI-XINHUA)