Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina spoke to Bangladeshi cricketers staying in New Zealand. She asked them about their current situation. She expressed satisfaction knowing the players are safe. She also condemned the attacked and mourned for the victims of the attack.
The Bangladesh National Cricket Team players luckily survived the attack as they were preparing to go to the mosque where the shooting took place.
Earlier, multiple people have been killed after a gunman opened fire on worshipers at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. Citing the witnesses, country`s authority said that a man dressed in a military-style and carrying an automatic rifle started firing during the Friday prayer at Al Noor mosque.
Police also confirmed a second shooting occurred at the Linwood mosque after Friday prayers.