Prime Minister Jakind Ardern called the shooting on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, "an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence."
• Officials reported a significant number of victims and said that four people were
• They asked the inhabitants of the affected areas to stay indoors as they sought to exclude the possibility of other attackers.
A Muslim leader in New Zealand said that the attack was particularly impressive, as was the case with religious prayers. The police called on the mosque at the national level to "close their doors" and called on people to stay away from mosques until further notice.
Attacks on two mosques
Shots fired a mosque on Dean Avenue in the area of Hagli Park, and also attacked a second mosque on Linwood Avenue, report to the police.
Police commissar in the country Mike Bush called on people not to go to a mosque in any part of New Zealand on the night of the night.
He also called for the closure of mosques at the national level
Calling the situation "very serious and serious," Mr Bush said that the police are in the process of mobilizing all national forces.
– CHARLOTTE GRAHAM-Mc LAY and MEGAN SPECIA
It is shown that the video depicts a part of the survey
A 17-minute video published on social networks seems to indicate part of the attack. Worn by a gun, begins at the wheel of the car. A man whose face can sometimes be seen in the rear view mirror, passes through the streets of Christchurch before heading up to the Canterbury Muslim Association and the nearby mosque on Dean Avenue, next to the scattered Hagley Park
. approaching the front of the mosque on foot, his weapon is visible, and begins to shoot at the people at the entrance. Then it is painful almost two minutes of his shooting on supporters.
At one point, the gunman leaves the mosque and fires in both directions on the sidewalk before returning to his car for another gun – which, like others, was written in numerals, symbols or messages. When he returns to the mosque again, he shoots from several bodies at close range.
After a few minutes, he returns to his car and rides. goals, "he says at one point, as airspeed lilacs in the background.
– MEGAN SPECIA and JASON BAILEY
Before filming, somebody appeared to be a gunman of the publicly published links to the manifest on Twitter and the 8chan online forum. The 8chan message included a link to what seemed to be the Facebook page, where he said that he would also be broadcast live video of the attack.
Twitter notifications showed weapons captured by the names of former military generals and men who recently
In his manifesto, he called himself a 28-year-old man who was born in Australia and listed his white nationalist heroes.
He described what he said in order to motivate him to attack and said that he deliberately used weapons to cause divergences in the United States in connection with the provisions of the Second Amendment on the right to wear weapons.
– DANIEL VICTOR
Publication Publications in Social Networks
Over the past 18 months, technical companies have promised to apply stronger safeguards to ensure that violent content is not distributed through their sites, especially during news events. .
But these new guarantees were not enough to stop the placement of videos and manifestos that were considered to be captured on the night of filming through various social media channels.
A 17-minute video containing graphic frames, obviously, shooting was found on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram more than an hour after posting. Though Facebook and Twitter have taken pages that are considered to be an attack on the shooter, the content hosted on them has already been rapidly distributed through other accounts.
Dozens of versions of the video can be found through a quick search of words and names associated with a suspect weapon.
Police commissar in the country, Mike Bush, said that publications in social networks "should not be in the public domain."
crop a video or publish a manifest text as an image – both of these methods are used to avoid automated systems created by social media channels for the automatic search and removal of content.
Automatically find and remove banned content. Companies have been actively investing in these systems, and Facebook reports last year that more than 99% of the terrorism content from the Islamic State and al Qaeda has been found and removed with the help of artificial intelligence.
A Facebook spokesman offered condolences to the victim and said the company was working to stop the spread of any content in support of the attack.
"The police informed us about the video on Facebook shortly after the livestream began and we quickly deleted the Facebook and Instagram tabs and
She added that the company" also removes any praise or support for the crime, as well as an arrow or shooter as soon as we find out. "
– SHEERA FRENKEL and DANIEL VICTOR
Assault during religious prayers
Mustafa Faruk, Press Secretary of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand , saying that this is especially impressive to the Muslims that the assault took place during religious prayers.
"His n & # 39; the tint when we usually meet on our prayers, so that nobody ever thought that this would happen, "said Mr Farouk in a telephone interview with Farouk, who said that he was going to Christchurch to meet Muslims there , saying that he had never thought that such an assault could occur in New Zealand, which he called a "good reputation" country.
"This is one of the most peaceful countries in the world," he added, although he said that " this type of random violence will affect this image. "
– MEGAN SPECIA
The darkest days of Zeeland
Prime Minister Jakind Ardern called the week "one of New Zealand's darkest days."
"There is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence here," she said at a press conference in New Plymouth, describing the shooting as "an act that has absolutely no place in New Zealand."
"Many of the victims may be migrants to New Zealand – they may even be refugees here," Mrs. Ardner said. victims. – They are one of us.
"My thoughts and I am sure that the thoughts of all New Zealanders, those who have suffered, and their families," added the prime minister.
– CHARLOTTE GRAHAM Mclay
"My really good friend goes there"
Aman Singh, who works in a convenient store near the Dins Avenue mosque, said that he had heard shots on the night of the afternoon, and that people soon had a stream past the store, bloody and crying.
Singh, 26, said that he knew several people who worshiped in a mosque.
"My really good girlfriend is going there," he said, adding that he was unable to confirm his friend's location in the afternoon.
. Singh, who moved from New Zealand to India four and a half years ago, was still hiding in the store with his wife, since the police had not yet arrived at their place of residence.
He said that they were unlikely to be able to return home, as their street was surrounded because it was close to the Linwood mosque, which was also attacked.
– CHARLOTTE GRAHAM-McLAY
t Mallard, a Labor Party member and speaker at home, said he was evacuated from the Canterbury University, where he was with several other legislators to participate in a student protest on climate change , which is part of the universal movement
. Mr. Mullard called the shooting "absolutely horrible and unfair," and he called New Zealanders against "any knee response".
"Security is constantly being considered, and this will be taken into account," he said. he added that he did not expect "massive changes in the long run" to parliamentary security.
– Charlotte Graham Maclay
Murder is rarely found in New Zealand, but the weapon is not a murder. rarely found in New Zealand, and mortality from a pistol is even rarer. In 2017, the country had 35 murders. And since 2007, killing of pistols is in some figures every year, except for 2009, when they were 11.
But there are many guns. a country with 4.6 million people in 2017, according to a Swiss nonprofit small arms organization
New Zealand's massive shootings in 1990 – when a person killed 13 people, including two six-year-olds, after the Dispute with his neighbor in the coastal city of Aramãa – has led directly to strict weapons laws, including restrictions on "semi-automatic weapons in the style of military weapons".
– DANIEL VICTOR
Bangladeshi cricket fleeing from a mosque under siege [1 9659007] One of the members of the Bangladesh national cricket team, who said that he and other teammates left the mosque when shooting began wrote a tweet about the escape.
Cricket, Mushchikur Rahim, thanked God for his safety and wrote: "We are very lucky … we never want this to happen again …. pray for us."
The team later confirmed on its Twitter account that all members of the national team were Safe, adding that "Bangladesh's Cricket Council (BCB) is in constant contact with players and team management."