Police: Multiple deaths in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand

New ‘s Prime Minister Jacinda Adern said 40 people had died in shootings at 2 in the city of Christchurch.

Details: New Zealand police said Friday local time they had taken three men and one woman into custody evening local time in a day Ardern said would be remembered as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”

  • Improvised explosive devices had been found attached to vehicles, police said.
  • Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison said one of those arrested was an Australian man and described the shootings as a “violent, extremist, right-wing terrorist attack.”
  • An Australian who appeared to have live-streamed the shootings had earlier published an anti-immigrant manifesto online.

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