PM Imran condemns terrorist attack at mosque in New Zealand


One man died and several others were injured in 2017 when Darren Osborne drove a van into people leaving evening prayers. "I am calling on the world, in particular the West, to take quick measures", he said.

The suspect has been charged with murder while three other people have been held in custody. "For people of all religions and of none, a red line has been crossed", Israeli President Reuven Rivlin wrote on his official Twitter feed.

At least one of the weapons used by the gunman appears to have the names of previous mass-murderers, including Norwegian far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed more than 70 people in 2011.

"It's obviously very sad". Dunedin is a city near the southern tip of New Zealand, around 225 miles from Christchurch.

The first reports about mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch started emerging at around 3:00 p.m. local time on Friday (02:00 GMT).

'My heart goes out to the families of the murdered and all those impacted by this act of terror.

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas extended his country's sympathies to the friends and families of the victims of the attack. "Calderdale Council's thoughts with all those affected".

Of the victims, she said: "I will have been amongst other members of the public who will have seen the footage as the injured were being brought to Christchurch A&E and you certainly can see from that footage there is a real range of ages there".

"Police can now confirm the lockdown of schools throughout Christchurch has been lifted", the police said in a statement.

Responding to the question whether he supports US President Donald Trump, Tarrant says: "As a symbol of renewed white identity and common objective?"

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In a video posted to YouTube, she said: "Through terror attacks that have taken place on United Kingdom soil we know only too well the pain that such horrifying attacks can cause".

In full, Prince Charles said: "Both my wife and I were utterly horrified to hear of the most barbaric attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, which resulted in the cruel and tragic loss of so many people's lives".

"Japan is determined to resolutely stand up against terrorism".

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern condemned the shooting as a terrorist attack and called it "an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence".

Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed State Police to increase patrols near houses of worship, saying in a statement, "At a time of great division, we will stand up to hate in all its forms and do everything in our power to protect the safety and well-being of all New Yorkers".

A forth person arrested on Friday who was in possession of a firearm, but with the intention of assisting police, has since been released.

"I hope that those involved will be severely punished", he said in a message to Arden.

Calderdale leaders have offered their condolences and support in the wake of a shootings at mosques in New Zealand.

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo condemned the attacks, in which an Indonesian father and son were among those wounded. "I think we've had a long tenure of political stability over the last ten or so years." he said.

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan and Britain's top counter-terror officer said the police presence would be stepped up as people went to Friday prayers.

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