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WorldChristchurch gunman live-streamed his attack in 17-minute Facebook video

08:40  15 march  2019
08:40  15 march  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Christchurch mosque shooting adds to growing list of attacks in places of worship

Christchurch mosque shooting adds to growing list of attacks in places of worship The deadly shootings on Friday at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch are the latest attacks in places of worship. The five most recent such attacks in the United States: Tree of Life Synagogue A gunman screamed anti-Semitic epithets as he opened fire on worshipers in the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Robert Bowers killed 11 and wounded six others gathered for Shabbat morning services on Oct. 27, 2019. © Mark Baker, AP People stand across the road from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

The gunman apparently livestreamed his rampage on Facebook — documenting the “A serious and evolving situation is occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter,” New Zealand Video circulating online shows the gunman driving to the Mosque, walking to the entrance before opening

Gunman 's helmet camera captured horrific 17 - minute video . Share on Reddit reddit. A horrific shooting at a Christchurch mosque was livestreamed for 17 minutes by the gunman . The livestream began as the gunman drove to the Al Noor Mosque in Deans Ave, parking his car in a

A gunman who opened fire inside a New Zealand mosque on Friday live-streamed his attack in a 17-minute video that appeared to be recorded on a helmet camera.

The Facebook video began with the man driving up to Masjid Al Noor mosque in the city of Christchurch. After parking his car, the man armed himself with at least one semi-automatic gun and walked into the mosque, immediately shooting a person in the doorway.

In a 74-page manifesto posted to various sites including Twitter and Scribd that appeared to belong to the gunman, he identified himself as a 28-year-old white man born in Australia and listed white nationalist heroes.

White House condemns 'vicious act of hate' in New Zealand mosque attacks

White House condemns 'vicious act of hate' in New Zealand mosque attacks The White House on Friday condemned the mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left at least 49 people dead. "The United States strongly condemns the attack in Christchurch. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families," press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement Friday morning. She continued, "We stand in solidarity with the people of New Zealand and their government against this vicious act of hate.

A gunman who livestreamed himself opening fire at the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch also posted a manifesto online addressing his reasons for the attack . Gunman who opened fire on Christchurch mosque addresses attack in manifesto.

Gunman ’s horrifying video inside New Zealand mosque. Sickening footage has emerged from inside a Christchurch mosque as a gunman opened fire. The distressing 17 - minute footage, viewed by news.com.au and verified by Storyful, appeared to be streamed live as it happened from a GoPro

In Sydney, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Friday that an Australian citizen had been arrested in the mosque shootings.

More: 'I saw dead people everywhere': Multiple fatalities in two mosque shootings in New Zealand, police say

Christchurch gunman live-streamed his attack in 17-minute Facebook video© Mark Baker, AP A man reacts as he speaks on a mobile phone outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

The names of mass killers were written in white on his weapons, multiple outlets reported.

The New Zealand Herald, which watched the live-stream video, reported that the gunman "began shooting indiscriminately" upon entering the mosque.

People Are Leaving Floral Tributes at Mosques Around the World After the New Zealand Attack

People Are Leaving Floral Tributes at Mosques Around the World After the New Zealand Attack The flowers have become a way for people to express unity and solidarity in the face of Islamophobic and anti-immigration sentiment. A heap of flowers were left outside our mosque in Palmerston North and cops are guarding the place with guns. Thank you for your support ???? pls stay safe. pic.twitter.com/jNqeflktVK— Syeda (@SyahidaAmila) March 15, 2019 Worlds southern most mosque - Invercargill - flowers already placed. It’s deserted apart from a police van with two guys inside with guns. pic.twitter.

One of the New Zealand attackers streamed live on Facebook as he murdered dozens of worshippers at a mosque. The footage, lasting more than 16 minutes , was posted He then leaves, shooting dead another passerby as she pleads for help before driving off in his car, firing another gun

The man , who is a wheelchair and pushed himself out to the carpark, has a chilling account of the event. He said he was in the side room and the Again, police have not confirmed casualty numbers, though we have seen footage of several people being wheeled into Christchurch hospital for

He shot a second victim who was crawling in the main hallway, then blocked the hallway and began shooting at people who were cowering in corners of a room. He stopped to reload several times, the Herald reported, and then resumed firing repeatedly.

After three minutes inside, the gunman exited through the mosque's front door. Video showed him shooting randomly at cars. He got more ammunition out of his car trunk, the Herald reported, then shot at no apparent target on the street.

"Looks like we won't get the bird today, boys," he said in the video.

At another point, he said, “There wasn’t even time to aim, there was so many targets,” he says at one point," the New York Times reported.

He then re-entered the mosque, firing at people lying motionless on the ground. The video ended with him driving away from the scene, the Herald reported.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Christchurch gunman live-streamed his attack in 17-minute Facebook video

Ocasio-Cortez Praises New Zealand's Weapons Ban.
New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drew a comparison between New Zealand’s swift action after the mosque shootings and persistent inaction on gun control in the U.S.

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