Australia  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> > >

Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 01:59s - Published < > Embed
Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday after police found another victim at one of the mosques.

Grace Lee reports.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Death toll in New Zealand shooting rises to 50

This is a Haka being performed outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch.

41 people were killed here in Friday's (March 15) attack, and the emotional Maori wardance paid tribute to those lost as mourners silently stood by.

Two days after its deadliest peacetime mass killing, New Zealand is still reeling.

The death toll continued to rise Sunday (March 17) with police discovering another body at one of the mosques.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) NEW ZEALAND POLICE COMMISSIONER, MIKE BUSH, SAYING: "As of last night, we were able to take all of the victims from both of those scenes, and in doing so we have located a further victim." And at Christchurch hospital, more than a dozen people are still in critical condition including a child.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) CHRISTCHURCH HOSPITAL HEAD OF SURGERY GREG ROBERTSON SAYING: (ANSWERING QUESTION ON HOSPITAL STAFF REACTION) "Horror, stunned, anger, those are the words that I've sort of had related to me at this point." Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern embraced mourners at a mosque in Wellington on Sunday and laid a floral tribute for the shooting victims. She's described the attack as an act of terror.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER JACINDA ARDERN SAYING: "This is not New Zealand." Australian Brenton Tarrant, a suspected white supremacist, has been charged with murder.

He did not have a criminal history and was not on any watchlists in New Zealand or Australia.

Ardern says Tarrant was a licensed gun owner who allegedly used five weapons, including semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns which had been modified.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER JACINDA ARDERN, SAYING: "Undoubtedly New Zealanders will question how someone could have come to have been in a position of weapons of this nature." She told reporters on Saturday (March 16) that New Zealand's gun laws would change and that she's considering a ban on semi-automatic weapons.



Recent related news from verified sources

New Zealand Firearms: They Never Learn – OpEd

By Leesa K. Donner* Getting your hands on a firearm in New Zealand is no easy task. Everyone knows...
Eurasia Review - Published

Dead, injured and missing: Christchurch shooting victims

An Air New Zealand employee has been confirmed as the latest victim of the New Zealand shooting...
Sydney Morning Herald - Published


You Might Like


Tweets about this

zeshanzafar

zeshan zafar How Should #Christians Respond to #ChristchurchMosqueAttack ? Eleven #evangelical experts weigh in as death toll of… https://t.co/OTWoiB9X0T 25 minutes ago

ShafiqueAzam1

CyberTeam4Jeremy RT @ShafiqueAzam1: #HelloBrother Solidarity: Watch New Zealand bikers perform the Haka In moving tribute to mass shooting victims... at a M… 26 minutes ago

BanglaViral

BanglaViral New Zealand Mosque Shooting: Death Toll Rises To 50 | Sunday TODAY https://t.co/jx0poXROuA https://t.co/yI02jmmV3v 2 hours ago

alybraly

purely RT @karolcummins: New Zealand shooting live updates: Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand mosque shootings New Zealanders mourn, vow to… 3 hours ago

tariqbhat18

tariq bhat Youngest New Zealand terror victim, 3, 'ran for his life' as death toll hits 50 https://t.co/VMiZ2RrR9z 3 hours ago

masaria

Ariana Basciani Fernández 🤯 As the death toll rises the attack adds extra weight to the question that tech companies, policymakers, and social… https://t.co/fDg57zOCqx 3 hours ago

TT201911

T_T_2019 RT @CNN: JUST IN: Death toll in New Zealand mosque attacks rises to 50, police say. https://t.co/oV6mcg3WeT https://t.co/n1grG35Spz 5 hours ago

StrongIsobelw

Isobel Wood RT @PDChina: #UPDATE: Death toll from the Friday terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand's #Christchuch climbed to 50, after one more… 5 hours ago


Recent related videos from verified sources

New Zealand PM: We Will Look at the Role Social Media Played [Video]New Zealand PM: We Will Look at the Role Social Media Played

Jacinda Ardern addressed the Mosque attacks in Parliament.

Credit: Fortune     Duration: 01:12Published

Facebook Says Mosque Shooting Video Was Originally Viewed Thousands of Times [Video]Facebook Says Mosque Shooting Video Was Originally Viewed Thousands of Times

Facebook Says Mosque Shooting Video Was Originally Viewed Thousands of Times Before it was originally taken down, the footage was watched over 4,000 times on Facebook. The gunman in the Christchurch..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:24Published

'Late Show' Surprise Special in New Zealand Cancelled After Terrorist Attack | THR News [Video]'Late Show' Surprise Special in New Zealand Cancelled After Terrorist Attack | THR News

'Late Show' Surprise Special in New Zealand Cancelled After Terrorist Attack | THR News

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Rush Limbaugh Pushes Mosque Massacre Conspiracy Theory [Video]Rush Limbaugh Pushes Mosque Massacre Conspiracy Theory

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed, without citing any evidence, that the New Zealand mosque attacks are a false flag operation.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 01:05Published

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.