King Salman Offers Free Hajj to Families of Christchurch Attack Victims

Photo: Al Jazeera English [CC BY-SA 2.0]

By Lamis Ismail

According to Arab News, Sheikh Abdullatif bin Abulaziz Al-Asheikh, the Minister of Islamic Affairs, announced that King Salman decided to offer free Hajj to 200 family relatives of victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Photo: Government House, New Zealand [CC BY-SA 4.0]

Al-Sheikh said that his ministry was working hard with the Saudi embassy in New Zealand to organize this visit, and to ensure that the invitees come and go safely and have everything they need to perform Hajj without any obstacles.

The Christchurch attacks were two terrorist shootings at two seperate mosques in the city during Friday prayers on the 15th of March, 2019. 51 people were killed and another 50 were injured.

WE SAID THIS: An amazing gesture to all those families