LIVE: Mass taking pictures at Christchurch mosque as police retort to ‘energetic shooter’ location – TVNZ

LIVE: Mass taking pictures at Christchurch mosque as police retort to ‘energetic shooter’ location – TVNZ
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Live updates as mass taking pictures takes location at two Christchurch mosques leaving numerous casualties, refresh for most modern updates.

Eight:05pm: Canterbury District Effectively being Board grasp appropriate launched a number for folks to name if they need counselling.

“The events of this day in Christchurch are distressing.

“At the same time as you or any person needs psychological wellbeing give a snatch to or advice then name or textual train material 1737 anytime day or evening to chat to a talented counsellor,” their statement reads.

7:47pm: The Canterbury District Effectively being Board says there are for the time being 12 of us in working theatres being handled for gunshot wounds.

Every other forty eight of us ranging from younger adolescence to adults were introduced into hospitals across the Canterbury dwelling after the attacks.

The CDHB are urging family members to e book clear of Christchurch Sanatorium so of us there can receive the most tremendous medicine.

7:41pm: The Christchurch mosque shootings are now the deadliest in Original Zealand history.

Beforehand the Aramoana bloodbath claimed the lives of Thirteen of us in 1990.

7:40pm: Gunman Brenton Tarrant had two accomplices and the fourth particular person arrested this day became once no longer connected to the shootings Ms Ardern says.

7:26pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern has appropriate confirmed that forty of us grasp died in the mosque attacks.

She talked about that 10 of us were killed at the Linwood mosque and 30 at the Deans Ave mosque.

A extra 20 of us were critically injured.

Ms Ardern says these arrested this day were no longer on any seek lists in Original Zealand.

The nationwide security threat has been raised from low to excessive in the wake of the attacks.

7:10pm: Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has spoken to John Campbell this evening.

“Now we wish to come aid together and cherish every varied, we wish to originate this unite us, no longer divide us.”

6:55pm: Australian Top Minister Scott Morrison has appropriate spoken on the attacks.

“We grieve we’re alarmed appalled and outraged as we stand here and condemn the attack that occurred this day by an extremist fair waft violent terrorist.

“In a vicious attack that has claimed so many Original Zelander’s.”

He gave his heartfelt sympathies to all the Original Zealand of us and all these of Islamic faith in Australia and Original Zealand.

6:50pm: The lock down at Christchurch Sanatorium has now been lifted as police receive control over what has been a, “fluid location”.

6:47pm: Sommerville St in Dunedin has been cordoned off by closely armed police.

Police grasp no longer confirmed if the cordon is expounded to the mosque attacks.

6:40pm: St Peter’s Anglican Church in Wellington is preserving a vigil at 7pm tonight.

6:23pm: Most modern replace from St John: St John has transferred numerous sufferers to Christchurch Sanatorium and native medical facilities.

Patient injuries ranged from minor thru to these with well-known gun shot wounds.

There were numerous fatalities. 

6:31pm: With every person on edge, police remark they are in attendance at an incident in Britomart, Auckland the establish apart a fetch has been located unattended.

6:12pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern is for the time being in a excessive stage briefing and must amassed address the nation at 7pm.

6:01pm: An replace from Christchurch Airport over flights.

5:56pm: Reaction to the shootings from All Murky and devout Muslim Sonny Invoice Williams.

5:55pm: Police can now confirm the lock down of schools all the arrangement in which thru Christchurch has been lifted.

5:39pm: An Australian police source has named the gunman as Brenton Tarrant from Grafton Original South Wales.

5:31pm: Police Commissioner Mike Bush says three men and one lady grasp now been arrested over the attacks at two mosques.

Police cannot remark what number of fatalities there are, however there were a “valuable number” of deaths.

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Police Commissioner Mike Bush briefed media appropriate about a hours following the taking pictures which injured dozens.

It cannot yet be confirmed that every person infected about the attacks were apprehended.

There were a spread of improvised explosive devices indicate in autos after the shootings.

5:25pm: Every other eyewitness has suggested 1 NEWS the gunman herded of us real into a nook of 1 of the mosques infected about the taking pictures and “continued to fireplace”.

5:15pm: Thousands of adolescence remain in lockdown at colleges across Christchurch.

One college indispensable has emailed fogeys to pronounce approximately 750 pupils at the school on the outskirts of Christchurch, are amassed in lockdown and must amassed remain that manner till at the least 5:30pm

5:03pm: The subsequent Take a look at match between Bangladesh and the Murky Caps has been cancelled in the wake of the shootings.

5:01pm: 1 NEWS understands the particular person in the aid of the taking pictures is an Australian citizen. 

It is far now not yet known if there became once a pair of particular person infected about the attack.

four:46pm: Gross photographs has emerged of the gunman livestreaming the taking pictures at the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave.

four:45pm: Air Original Zealand has launched a statement around bolt to Christchurch.

“We are deeply saddened by the taking pictures tragedy in #Christchurch city and our strategies exit to all these enthusiastic.

“We are offering flexibility to anyone booked to bolt to or from Christchurch this day.”

four:25pm: Of us are warned to e book clear of mosques around Original Zealand until extra be conscious.

Photographs has furthermore emerged of a man being arrested come a crashed white SUV in Christchurch.

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A man is in police custody after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch this day.
Source: Supplied

four:15pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern confirms there are numerous locations infected about the Christchurch shootings and calls it “one of Original Zealand’s darkest days”.

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The Top Minister spoke in a press convention following the taking pictures at two Christchurch mosques this afternoon.

Ms Ardern says the incident is amassed “doubtlessly unfolding” and warns of us to protect edifying while offering her condolences to victims and these effected by the tragedy.

“This violence has fully no location in Original Zealand here is now not any longer who we’re.

“This has occurred in a location the establish apart of us must be edifying and apart from they weren’t.”

four:00pm: Most modern replace from police: There were numerous fatalities, there is amassed an brisk shooter location taking part in out.

One particular person is in custody and there were of us killed in two mosques, one on Deans Ave and one in Linwood.

three:53pm: Security Analyst Paul Buchanan says he has viewed the gunman’s manifesto and the taking pictures is “clearly a case of a white supremacist”.

He says the shooter would probably grasp had give a snatch to in carrying out the attack.

three:49pm: There are unconfirmed reviews at the least nine of us were killed in the attack.

three:47pm: Every other eyewitness has talked to 1 NEWS about the harrowing incident.

“The gunman came thru the indispensable entrance, every person ran to the aid doors to place themselves, of us hid below cars and jumped the fence to flee.

“I hid at a dwelling next to the mosque and the firing went on and on.

“I saw a guy reloading and altering a gun then begin firing again.”

three:40pm: Police in Auckland are sending officers to all mosques in the dwelling as a precaution.

three:30pm: A Christchurch courier driver says he heard gunshots going off inside of the Linwood Mosque for 45 seconds to a minute earlier than coming “inside of spitting distance” of one more gunman “spraying bullets” exterior.

That is a varied mosque than the confirmed taking pictures at Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave.

1 NEWS is trying to confirm the reviews of this 2d incident.

three:26pm: 1 NEWS understands extra than 30 of us were introduced into the emergency division at Christchurch Sanatorium.

There were a total bunch of of us in the mosque at the time of the incident and one judge about says he saw a man enter the mosque with an computerized rifle, who became once taking pictures for 10-quarter-hour.

The man became once reportedly wearing a black helmet.

three:25pm: Most modern replace from St John: St John became once notified of a firearms incident in Central Christchurch at 1.53pm Friday afternoon.

Now we grasp approximately 20 emergency ambulances and operational autos at scene providing give a snatch to and must amassed continue to replace you as knowledge comes to hand.

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Ambulances continue to arrive with the victims.
Source: 1 NEWS

three:20pm: Chief of the National Social gathering Simon Bridges has tweeted about the incident. 

three:10pm: What we know to this level:

On the least one gunman opened fire at the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave around 1:40pm.

Witnesses heard numerous gunshots, some announcing up to a hundred and there are numerous casualties.

Powerful of Christchurch is on lockdown as police retort to an ‘energetic shooter’ location.

2:58pm: Peep interview at the scene.

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The man talked about he ran far flung from the shooter to a dispute in the aid of the mosque the establish apart he known as police.
Source: 1 NEWS

2:55pm: RNZ reviews about 300 of us were inside of the Linwood mosque for afternoon prayers.

That is the 2d mosque the establish apart unconfirmed reviews of a 2d taking pictures grasp emerged.

2:52pm: A judge about suggested 1 NEWS they heard at the least 20 shots at the mosque from what sounded cherish a semi-computerized firearm.

2:47pm: Photographs at Christchurch Sanatorium displays numerous of us arriving by ambulance on stretchers.

A man is reported to grasp entered the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave around an hour ago and opened fire.

2:45pm: Most modern police replace: “Per a well-known ongoing firearms incident in Christchurch all Christchurch colleges were positioned into lockdown.”

2:42pm: The Bangladesh cricket team were filmed escaping Hagley Park come the first mosque the establish apart a taking pictures has taken location.

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The team were in Hagley Park and grasp gone aid to the Oval.
Source: Twitter/Mohammad Isam

2:35pm: A message from an eyewitness to 1 NEWS says: “My husband became once driving previous he talked about he took three of us to the clinic, one became once a little little bit of girl all had been shot.

“He wanted to spend extra he talked about there became once cherish a dozen of us appropriate mendacity on the twin carriageway.” 

2:32pm: There are a selection of reviews on social media that their has been a taking pictures at a 2d mosque in Linwood.

Police are yet to confirm this.

2:31pm: Linwood Ave college is furthermore now in lockdown.

2:30pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern is being briefed on the unfolding location and must amassed address it at the moment.

2:20pm: Peep at the scene Mohammed Nazir suggested 1 NEWS he saw three females shot and bleeding on the bottom exterior the mosque.

He rang police for abet and climbed a wall to flee.

He needed to hotfoot in dismay in his socks leaving his shoes in the aid of to receive to security.

2:18pm: Police flee anyone in central Christchurch to protect indoors and document any suspicious behaviour on to 111.

2:15pm: Armed police were deployed to the living in step with police, no reviews on injuries at this stage.

2:05pm: Police are asking of us to “please encourage far flung from the Deans Avenue living” announcing they’ll give extra knowledge rapidly.

2:04pm: A judge about suggested Stuff she heard 20 gunshots and saw three of us mendacity on the bottom come a mosque on Deans Ave.

2:00pm: Three Colleges around Hagley Park including Girls Excessive and Christ’s College are in lockdown.

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