49 Dead, Several Wounded In New Zealand Mosque Attack


Police have given reports that 49 people
have been killed and dozens injured in shootings at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch when a gunman opened fire on worshippers.
49 Dead, Several Wounded In New Zealand Mosque Attack


The shooting happened on Friday afternoon during Friday prayers. The mosques, a few kilometres apart, are close to Christchurch city centre.

Eyewitnesses said a white man dressed in a military-style, camouflage outfit and carrying an automatic rifle started shooting people at random in the Al Noor mosque. .

It is regarded as the country's worst ever mass shooting and has been condemned internationally.

Reports states that Several people, including Children are being treated at Christchurch hospital.


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