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Christchurch shootings: Gunman Brenton Tarrant identified

Published on : 15 March 2019, 12:23 PM
Christchurch shootings: Gunman Brenton Tarrant identified

The identity of the gunman who killed at least 27 people by shooting in two mosques at Christchurch has been known. Brenton Tarrant, an Australian citizen, who has family in Grafton in New South Wales, is believed to have been living in New Zealand.

Mr Tarrant atrociously killed at least 27 worshipers while they were offering their Friday prayer. Three Bangladeshis were reportedly got injured in this planned attack.

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said in a press conference that a total of four people including a woman were in custody.

A video of the mosque attack has already gone viral everywhere including the popular social media sites. The video is thought to have been filmed by the attacker himself. The video shows that the bodies are scattered on different sides of the mosque.


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