Wisma Putra: No Malaysians affected in Avignon shooting


KUALA LUMPUR: The foreign affairs ministry has confirmed that no Malaysians were affected in a shooting in Avignon, southern France, on Sunday.

Wisma Putra in a statement today said Malaysians who required consular assistance were encouraged to reach out to the Embassy of Malaysia in Paris at 2 Bis Rue Bénouville, 75116 Paris, France or contact: +33145531185 or email [email protected].

The foreign ministry also conveyed its deepest sympathies to the victims of the incident.

It was reported that eight people were injured in the shooting, which occurred outside Arrahma Mosque in the southern France city at 10.30pm on Sunday.