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Christchurch shooting:40 people feared dead in New Zealand attack

Unknown number of gunmen have killed at least 40 Muslims during the Friday prayers in New Zealand city of Christchurch sending it into a lock down.

The gunmen recorded the whole Christchurch incident and the public has been warned from watching it as it is traumatizing.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the incident as one of the country’s darkest days.

Four suspects, three men and one woman are in custody as the police commissioner Mike Bush warns that many other suspects may be at large.

Confirming the nationality of one suspect, Australia Prime Minister said that one of those arrested was an Australian citizen.

What we know so far

Witnesses from the Christchurch crime scene say that they saw multiple people bleeding prompting them to run for their lives.

Multiple casualties have been recorded from the second mosque with the area closed off as police man the area at the moment.

Reports of multiple IED (improvised explosive devices) have also been made forcing the police to stop several cars for scrutiny.

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Papanui High School in Christchurch has also been closed as armed police cordon people from accessing the area.

Facebook has moved in to delete the gunman site to stop further sharing of the disturbing video as well his Instagram account.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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