Over 20,000 people join hands to form Christchurch mosque shape
April 13, 2019

Over 20,000 people join hands to form Christchurch mosque shape

JHANG: Over 20,000 people on Friday formed a human-mosque in Jhang to express solidarity with those who were killed in Christchurch mosque attack last month, ARY News reported.

The formation, which resembled one of the mosques targeted in Christchurch shootings, was made in the gardens next to the shrine of Hazrat Sultan, a 17th-century mystic famous for his Sufi poetry and scholarly works.

The people taking part in the formation of white shalwar kameez and joined each other to form the structure of Al-Noor Mosque, New Zealand.

Formations were flags of Pakistan and New Zealand, with photographs of people who lost their lives in New Zealand’s terrorist attacks.

The enchanting show of harmony and solidarity lasted for several minutes before being disbanded.


As many as 50 people were killed when a person inspired by far-right violent ideologies opened fire in two Mosques in Christchurch on March 15.

Also Read: New Zealand Terror Attack: 50 Dead After Extremist Australian Gunman Opens Fire at 2 Mosques.

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern had described it as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”. In days to come, she paid multiple visits to the Islamic community in Christchurch to express solidarity with them.

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