Christchurch mosque victim greeted terrorist gunman in New Zealand with kindness

Armed police have been deployed following reports of shots fired in central Christchurh

Armed police have been deployed following reports of shots fired in central Christchurh

She also confirmed that the shooting was a "terrorist attack". The attacks seem to be a carefully planned and the authorities detained four people and defused explosive devices that are said to have belonged to the attackers.

CNN said reporters had viewed the unverified footage - which appeared to show a gunman walking into a mosque and opening fire - and New Zealand police have asked social media users to stop sharing the video. "Allah help us", another said.

The 28-year-old Australian gunman Brenton Tarrant live-streamed the slaughter on Facboook and identifed himself on Twitter after 49 people were killed and dozens more were injured in terrorist shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques.

Video and documents circulating online - but not officially confirmed - suggested the shooter had streamed his attack on Facebook Live.

Forty nine people have been murdered at two mosques in New Zealand as part of a "extremist, right-wing" terrorist attack.

What did Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern say?

Commissioner Bush said police were doing everything in their power to have the video removed from the internet.

The Bangladesh cricket team is in Christchurch to play New Zealand in a third cricket test starting on Saturday.

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). "They are extreme to a level that is malicious - a level that is meant to do harm". The $2.7 trillion in proposed spending cuts over the decade is higher than any administration in history, they say.

Police have warned people to avoid mosques anywhere in New Zealand following two shootings with multiple fatalities at two mosques in Christchurch.

After the harrowing experience, Ardern described the incident as one of the "darkest days" in New Zealand's history.

"We will keep Australians safe in every way possible we can and we will work with our partners in the region, our family in the region of New Zealand to do everything we can to support them", Mr Morrison said.

News reports characterized the mosque shootings as the deadliest incident in New Zealand's history. "There were three in the hallway, at the door leading into the mosque, and people inside the mosque", Peneha told the Associated Press.

Ardern said at a Friday afternoon news conference, "what has happened here is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence".

One witness told stuff.co.nz he was praying when he heard shooting - and then saw his wife lying dead on the footpath outside when he fled.

"Police recommend that residents across Christchurch remain off the streets and indoors until further notice".

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