Sky News – New Zealand shootings – the country’s darkest day

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Sky News – New Zealand shootings.  The county’s darkest day 

Watch the message from New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.  She says it can only be described as a terrorist attack.

Forty-nine people killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described one alleged gunman as an extremist, right-wing terrorist. He’s identified as 28-year-old Australian called Brenton Tarrant.  He’s charged with murder.

A man in his late twenties charged with murder and will appear in court on Saturday morning, police confirmed.

Two other men and one woman were detained nearby and firearms seized, Police Commissioner Mike Bush said.

Of the 49 people killed 41 shot dead at attack.  A devastating scene for the people of New Zealand and across the globe.  Tributes poured in worldwide.  Sadness has spread nationwide. A minutes silence held in UK.

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