Tag: New Zealand

Christchurch shooting was a 'lone wolf' attack: Police

Christchurch shooting was a ‘lone wolf’ attack: Police

Christchurch: The man charged for Friday’s twin mosque attacks in this New Zealand city is believed to have acted alone, police said on Sunday. Australian Brenton Tarrant, a self-described white supremacist, live-streamed the attack on Facebook, the BBC reported. Police Commissioner Mike Bush confirmed that the 28-year-old was the only[Read More…]

UAE man wanting Christchurch-like terror attack in India, sacked and deported

New Zealand set to ban semi-automatic weapons

Auckland: New Zealand will ban semi-automatic rifles, Attorney-General David Parker said on Saturday and was greeted loudly by a crowd here on vigil after the horrific killing of 49 people in Christchurch shootings. Parker was meeting a vigil group at the Auckland’s Aotea Square a day after 49 people were[Read More…]

New Zealand PM shows solidarity to Muslim community

Christchurch: A day after 49 people were killed in the horrific Christchurch mosques shootings, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday showed solidarity to the Muslim community, saying “this is not the New Zealand people know”. She made the remark during her 40-minute address at the Christchurch Canterbury Refugee Centre, where[Read More…]

Multiple deaths in New Zealand mosque shooting

Multiple deaths in New Zealand mosque shooting

Wellington: An active shooter is at large in Christchurch, New Zealand, after an attack on a mosque in the city on Friday, police said. Witnesses told the media there were several casualties. Police warned people to avoid the area and all schools and a hospital were put in lockdown. Eyewitnesses[Read More…]

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