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World'Please run out of bullets': Witness describes '20-minute' shootout in Christchurch mosque

06:05  15 march  2019
06:05  15 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A witness who was at the mosque during the shooting has spoken to TVNZ and says that the shooting lasted for about 20 minutes and systematically Eleanor Ainge Roy, our reporter on the ground in Christchurch , says that armed officers are entering Deyell Crescent, south of the Botanic

Christchurch shooting : multiple fatalities after mass shooting at two mosques – live updates. Read more. Witness Len Peneha told Associated Press he saw a man dressed in black enter the Masjid Al Noor mosque and then heard dozens of shots, followed by people running away in terror.

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A witness to one of the Christchurch mosque shootings has spoken of the horror of what he says was 20 minutes of violence.

Ramzan Ali is an attendee of Masjid Al Noor mosque next to Hagley Park, and said the shooting started during a sermon for Friday prayers.

"The guns started... He just came in and was shooting. I actually didn't see him, I was just lying down on the bench thinking 'if I get up I'll get shot'," he recounted.

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He described the experience as “frightening”. The police recommended that residents across Christchurch remain off the streets and said schools would be locked down until further notice. Alhamdulillah Allah save us today while shooting in Christchurch in the mosque we r extremely

People in central Christchurch told to stay indoors after gunmen reportedly open fire at two mosques and the main hospital in Christchurch . Stuff understands the emergency department at Christchurch Hospital has been cleared out . Hospital staff are expecting about 40 to 50 injured people.

"The blood was splashing on me and I thought, 'oh my God, what's going to happen to me now?' Fortunately I'm alive."

Mr Ali says he's sure the attack was premeditated, adding that he "[doesn't] expect these kind of things in New Zealand".

"There's no way to explain it. It took me about half an hour before my shaking stopped... It went for about 20 minutes," he said.

'Please run out of bullets': Witness describes '20-minute' shootout in Christchurch mosque © Newshub. "When you get out, you don't look at what's happening - you just want to get out.

"I was thinking that he must run out of bullets, so what I was doing was basically waiting and praying to God, saying 'Please run out of bullets'.

"One guy was sitting there and told me [not to get up] - the next thing I know, the gunman shoots this guy... I know that guy, and he shot him straight in the chest."

Mr Ali says the gunman deserves the strongest possible punishment.

"There's no [understanding of the] importance of life for people. I think whoever this guy is, he should be punished like they do in the Middle East."

'You’ve just raised awareness. So thank you': Muslim footy star's VERY surprising message to the Christchurch mosque massacre gunman.
Devout Muslim and AFL footy star Bachar Houli has a message for the Christchurch mosque massacre gunman - thank you for raising awareness. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Richmond Tigers midfielder Bachar Houli (pictured) has thanked gunman Brenton Tarrant for 'raising awareness' after his horrific actions in Christchurch The 30-year-old midfielder, who won a premiership with Richmond in 2017, believes the mosque killings, allegedly carried out by Australian Brenton Tarrant last Friday, offered one positive.

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