At Least 49 Dead, 48 Injured in New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Lawrence Kim
March 15, 2019

Breivik's lawyer Oeystein Storrvik told Norway's VG newspaper that his client, who is in prison, has "very limited contacts with the surrounding world, so it seems very unlikely that he has had contact" with the New Zealand gunman. But I also want to send a message to those directly affected.

Officers from Toronto police, Peel police, York police and Durham police said increased patrols will be enforced at mosques in their areas.

Witness Len Peneha said he saw a man dressed in black enter the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch at about 1:45 p.m. and then heard dozens of shots, followed by people running from the mosque in terror.

Though he claimed not to be a Nazi, in the video he livestreamed of the shooting the number 14 is seen on his rifle. "Everyone should have the right to worship without fear, and an attack on a place of worship is terrorism perpetrated against all of us".

In a tweet, Owens responded by saying that if the media portrayed her as the inspiration for the attack, it had better hire lawyers.

A 28-year-old man was charged with murder and will appear in court Saturday morning local time.

"It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack", said Ardern. He said he had a regular childhood but had little interest in education.

As discussed in countless other articles, many so-called Muslim terrorists have close to little understanding of Islam and are barely practising Muslims themselves.

"They will often hide in plain sight and they are less easy to detect and in this particular instance he was unknown to New Zealand intelligence agencies and there counterparts in Australia".

What is fantastic, however, is that Tarrant's entire manifesto is primarily based on an Islamophobic and anti-immigrant angle.

"We pledge our unwavering solidarity with the government and people of New Zealand in this hour of darkness", Pompeo said.

Christchurch is New Zealand's second-largest city, with a population of about 375,000 people.

He also posted photos of the military gear he wore in the attack and the magazines he used to mow down the innocent people.

Under a heading "why did you carry out the attack?" he says it was to avenge "thousands of deaths caused by foreign invaders".

Malcolm Bell, convener of Shetland Islands Council, said: "Shetland has deep connections with New Zealand".

Referring to far-right activist Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, Mughal said there has been a "poison" circulating online that is "fuelling violent anti-Muslim hate". The response from some Muslim countries went further, blaming politicians and the media for stoking that hatred.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan also blamed the attacks on rising Islamophobia. "The capital of the Byzantine empire and center of orthodox Christianity for more then a thousand years before Turkish occupation!"

It will be held at 7 City Hall. "The Hagia Sophia will be free of minarets and Constantinople will be rightfully christian owned once more".

"Today, at mosques across Scotland and elsewhere, Muslims will attend Friday prayers".

Aziz Helou, a resident of Melbourne, Australia, wrote on Facebook that "amongst the chaos of today, the evil we both heard and saw", that one incident stood out.

Today, Muslims are the victims.

"He did his massacre inside the mosque".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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