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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed her condolences following a shooting that left multiple people dead in central Christchurch on Friday afternoon.
“It is clear this is one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” Ardern said in a press conference.
All mosques in the country were asked to shut their doors until further notice. Police confirmed there were multiple casualties from a shooting at two mosques.
Read our continuing coverage of the shooting here.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed her condolences, following a shooting that left multiple people dead in central Christchurch on Friday afternoon.

“It is clear this is one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” Ardern said in a press conference.

Police confirmed there were multiple casualties from a shooting at two mosques. Police initially responded to the first shooting at around 1:40 p.m. local time. Later on Friday, there were reports of a second shooting.

Law enforcement officers advised all nearby mosques to shut their doors until further notice.

“People should have been expressing their religious freedom, where they should have been in a safe environment,” Ardern said. “And they have not been today.”

Ardern described the shooting as an “unprecedented act of violence, and an act that has absolutely no place in New …read more


Source:: Businessinsider – Politics

      

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