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ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE PASSING OF ALLAHYARHAM
MUHAMMAD HAZIQ BIN MOHD TARMIZI
With deep sorrow and with consent from the family, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to confirm that Muhammad Haziq bin Mohd Tarmizi, 17 was among the 50 victims who lost their lives in the tragic shooting incident in Christchurch. He is the son of Mohd Tarmizi Shuib who was also injured when the attack took place. Other injured Malaysians are Muhammad Nazril Hisham Omar and Rahimi Ahmad.
The Government of Malaysia conveys its heartfelt condolences to the family of the Allahyarham Muhammad Haziq bin Mohd Tarmizi. The High Commission of Malaysia will render its assistance to the family in the burial process. Datuk Seri Dr. Mujahid bin Yusof Rawa, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Department will also be flying to Christchurch to represent the government in giving support to the Malaysians affected by this tragic incident.
The Ministry would like to seek the understanding of the media and the public to respect the feelings of the family members during this difficult period.
21 March 2019