Dozens killed in mass shooting in New Zealand mosques

Dozens killed in mass shooting in New Zealand mosques



On what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern labeled as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” 49 people were killed in shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, the worst act of violence in the country in nearly three decades.

“It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,” Ardern said.

Police arrested three men and a woman. One of the suspects has been charged with murder.

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said other suspects could be involved. Police are not assuming the incident was contained to the city, he said.

“Let’s not presume the danger is gone,” he said, adding that police had also defused a number of improvised explosive devices found on vehicles after the mosque shootings.

Bush also confirmed that video of the shooting was circulating on social media, but said that authorities were working to remove the “very disturbing” footage.

A man who claimed responsibility for the shootings left a 74-page anti-immigrant manifesto and said he was a 28-year-old white Australian and a racist. Authorities did not say who they detained, but said none had been on any watch list.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed that one of the four people detained was an Australian-born citizen.

It is the deadliest shooting in New Zealand since 1990, when David Gray killed 13 people before being shot and killed by police in the town of Aramoana, The Guardian reported.

Police confirmed two shooting locations: One at Linwood Avenue and one at Deans Avenue in the city.

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43 Comments

  1. Frank Bennett

    Their is a group who sit on top who open and close gates to get us fighting each other so we never see who the real enemy is. We aren't doing it fast enough in their eyes so they expedite the situation, open your eyes people.

  2. eeR Haa

    true religion is only Islam (ahlusunnah wal jamaah) they think by shooting at us they win !! we are not dead silly but we are "sahid" towards the paradise of Allah swt … the more we are fought the more we add to our faith. allahu akbar

  3. Robert Gagne

    After all that is going on in this world, The rise of ISIS the beheading and burning of people in the mid east, England's Islamic rape gangs, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway have similar incidents of women being raped and murdered. Who needs firearms when you can use a motor vehicle to run people over, attack them and stab them to death. No cries from any one regarding South Afrika wiping out the white Afrikana's, such hypocrisy. Even here in the USA with the Florida Club attack against gay men and so much more is it any wonder this happened. I honestly do not find this New Zealand incident surprising, hate begets hate, jihad begets jihad. It is always tragic when innocents lose their lives and loved ones have to live with that loss. Sadly it is today's world but it has become one of expectation hasn't it.

  4. Salvador Orellana

    It hurts that this is happening,and even more so, when New Zealand is a country of peaceful people, but terrorism does not respect anyone, nor does it know compassion, love or respect for life, I am very sorry that this new tragedy has happened again, it is a struggle between light and darkness, the endless struggle between good and evil. I am so sorry for the suffering that this. has caused to families and friends, for the loss of their loved ones.

  5. abdulaziz yalahow

    Hahahaha I’m sorry to laugh but shit like this happens and what do you think about the loved ones or family members who they’ve been taken away from them won’t retaliate come let’s get real people the real criminals and the shot callers are responsible for this shit selling weapons artificial intelligence and working with everyone for their interests only so let’s pray for the family and loved ones they left behind Aamin (Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (Arabic: إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎) is a part of a verse from the Qur'an which translates to "We belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return."

  6. Joseph

    Obama DOJ refuses to indict Hillary, and the Mueller report came up snake eyes…
    and suddenly a mass shooting knocks both off the news.
    "Work Place Violence" – – – -obumer – – –

  7. roger smith

    Wait this happened in AMERICA IT SWHITE SUPREMISTS? OH WAIT NO.. um another country far away.. THe left were looking so much hopes in this happening in america to somehow say Trump did it..

    that they found a story countreis away far across the globe and now feel sexually satified a little bit for agenda sake and make this headlines for america for a while to hope people will take it in and pretend it happened in america.

    because one day they will be soy boys who love to play with their peee pees with one another and think of hillary.

  8. roger smith

    Wait this happened in AMERICA IT SWHITE SUPREMISTS? OH WAIT NO.. um another country far away.. THe left were looking so much hopes in this happening in america to somehow say Trump did it..

    that they found a story countreis away far across the globe and now feel sexually satified a little bit for agenda sake and make this headlines for america for a while to hope people will take it in and pretend it happened in america.

    because one day they will be soy boys who love to play with their peee pees with one another and think of hillary.

  9. scotty kirk

    Let me explain what this is about. The one world government has put immigration in as many countries as possible for the purpose of civil unrest. The Illuminati WANT civil unrest. You see….. no country will want to accept one world government if everything in the country is fine. THEY WANT CIVIL UNREST by way of immigration laws that enable it to occur. Ask yourself this question if you are in disbelief. Did the citizens of ANY of these countries suffering by massive immigrants go to their political officials and push for laws enabling massive immigration. Answer…. NO they did not. The final question is……WHO DID !!!

    Open your eyes global citizens…….we have an Illuminati power that is pursuing one world government step by step by step over decades of time !!!!

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