49 killed in firing in New Zealand / two mosques
49 killed in firing in New Zealand / two mosques: Prime Minister described it as a terrorist incident, the assailant had fired live on Facebook
Prime Minister Jessinda Ordnance told the firing: The country’s darkest day, four people including a woman were arrested till now, 28 year old Brenton Trent, who was going live on Facebook, canceled the New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, Kalolatei Cricket team
Wellington. The firing took place on Friday in the Al-Noor Alinwood Masjid in Christchurch, New Zealand. The attack was done after midday prayers. In it 49 people were killed and 50 were injured. Police said that we are engaged in handling the situation but the danger is up. The search for the attacker continues. Prime Minister Jessinda Ordnance has called it a terrorist attack. Four people, including a woman, have been arrested. Police defied several IEDs from a car near a mosque. On the other hand, a bomb was also defused at Auckland-based Brittomart Station.
The attacker went live on Facebook
According to the New Zealand Police, the attacker was an Australian youngman Brenton Trent (28). He started streaming live on Facebook even before entering the mosque. In the viral footage on social media, the attacker was seen entering the mosque and shedding bullets on the people. However, after the incident, Facebook and Twitter blocked this video. After the shoot, the attacker talked about getting back the gun and killing people easily by sitting in their car. According to the reports, Brenton also wrote a 37-page manifasto with an intentive intention.
According to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Brenton is a citizen of Australia and he is associated with the fundamental right wing.
Bangladeshi players for Namaz
According to local time firing took place around 1.45 pm. Some members of Bangladesh team went to Al-Noor Masjid reading prayers with coaching staff. ESPN Bangladesh’s Correspondent Mohammed Islam was also with the players. According to Islam – as soon as the players descended from the bus, they heard the bullets inside the mosque. They were going to go inside that many people ran away from the inside. Some people have died in front of the players. Within 10 minutes the players left for the hotel.
Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal tweeted: The whole team is safe from the attackers. It’s been a horrific experience. Pray for us.Bangladesh team spokesman said that the whole team is safe but all the players are mentally stressed.
After this incident, the mosque has been asked to shut down mosques across the country.Police Commissioner Mike Bush has ordered the closure of all schools of Christchurch due to the firing. Office, library and buildings have also been closed.Mike appealed to people not to go out on the streets and inform the person about the suspicious behavior. An eyewitness told that he heard the firing. Four people had fallen on the ground and blood was spreading everywhere.
City Council has released helpline for parents so that children can be taken to a safe place. People were going to gather for climate change rally in nearby areas. The police said that unless asked, people should not go to any place.