An unfortunate took place this morning as 40 individuals died in a massive shootout at NewZealand’s Christchurch mosques.
According to reports, gunmen opened fire in 2 mosques resulting in several injuries and deaths. The gunmen were also reportedly shot the entire episode live on Facebook for approximately 17 minutes.
The mosque, Masjid al Noor in central Christchurch and the other one in suburban Linwood were packed with worshippers for Friday prayers during the afternoon when the incident took place.
On the other hand, Bangladesh’s cricket team also had a narrow escape as the team members were on their way for prayers when the attack happened.
Police have advised the Muslim community to stay indoors and try not to visit mosques as they try to determine if there are or were more than one gunman involved.
A witness claimed to have seen one man being shot in the head. He added:
I HEARD THREE QUICK SHOTS THEN AFTER ABOUT 10 SECONDS IT STARTED AGAIN IT MUST HAVE BEEN AN AUTOMATIC NO ONE COULD PULL A TRIGGER THAT QUICK. THEN PEOPLE STARTED RUNNING OUT. SOME WERE COVERED IN BLOOD. – WITNESS TOLD AFP
Police have stated that they have made 4 arrests, including a woman into custody who might have connections to the shooting.
Pakistani Celebrities Condemn The Christchurch Attack
Several Pakistani celebrities around the country have condemned the attack and have shown solidarity for the families of the victims.
Saw video of a man killing innocent Muslims in the mosque during prayers. Most disturbing visual ever. Wonder if the world will call this a “violent act” or an “act of terrorism”. New Zealand: Many Dead in 2 Mosque Shootings | Time #NewZealandShooting https://t.co/ioh3jOPcvy
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) March 15, 2019
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) March 15, 2019
So deeply disturbing to read about the #Christchurch mosque attack! Prayers with the people of New Zealand and the grieving families.
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) March 15, 2019
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My heart goes out to all the victims in Newzealand today, this wave of terrorism should be cut from the root innocent lives are lost everywhere my prayers for the families affected and the Bangladesh cricket team🇵🇰💔#newzealandterrorattack#bangladeshcricketteam#mosqueattack#
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