LIVE: Mass taking pictures at Christchurch mosque as police answer to ‘active shooter’ dispute – TVNZ

LIVE: Mass taking pictures at Christchurch mosque as police answer to ‘active shooter’ dispute – TVNZ

Reside updates as mass taking pictures takes space at two Christchurch mosques leaving more than one casualties, refresh for most current updates.

7:47pm: The Canterbury District Well being Board says there are currently 12 individuals in working theatres being treated for gunshot wounds.

One other Forty eight individuals ranging from younger kids to adults had been introduced into hospitals spherical the Canterbury space after the attacks.

The CDHB are urging family individuals to manual clear of Christchurch Sanatorium so individuals there can accumulate the finest treatment.

7:41pm: The Christchurch mosque shootings are indubitably the deadliest in Fresh Zealand historical past.

Beforehand the Aramoana bloodbath claimed the lives of thirteen individuals in 1990.

7:40pm: Gunman Brenton Tarrant had two accomplices and the fourth individual arrested on the present time used to be not connected to the shootings Ms Ardern says.

7:26pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern has correct confirmed that 40 individuals include died in the mosque attacks.

She acknowledged that 10 individuals had been killed on the Linwood mosque and 30 on the Deans Ave mosque.

A extra 20 individuals had been significantly injured.

Ms Ardern says those arrested on the present time had been not on any stare lists in Fresh Zealand.

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

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

“Now we include to approach together and like each other, we need to develop this unite us, not divide us.”

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

“We grieve we are vexed appalled and outraged as we stand right here and condemn the attack that took place on the present time by an extremist correct fly violent terrorist.

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

He gave his heartfelt sympathies to all of the Fresh Zealand individuals and all those of Islamic faith in Australia and Fresh Zealand.

6:50pm: The lock down at Christchurch Sanatorium has now been lifted as police accumulate wait on an eye fixed on over what has been a, “fluid dispute”.

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

Police include not confirmed if the cordon is expounded to the mosque attacks.

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

6:23pm: Most current replace from St John: St John has transferred more than one sufferers to Christchurch Sanatorium and native scientific services.

Patient accidents ranged from minor thru to those with extreme gun shot wounds.

There had been more than one fatalities. 

6:31pm: With all americans on edge, police enlighten they’re in attendance at an incident in Britomart, Auckland the build a salvage has been located unattended.

6:12pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern is currently in a high stage briefing and could still address the nation at 7pm.

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

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

5:55pm: Police can now direct the lock down of faculties throughout Christchurch has been lifted.

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

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

Police can not enlighten what number of fatalities there are, however there had been a “foremost number” of deaths.

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    Police Commissioner Mike Bush briefed media correct just a few hours following the taking pictures which injured dozens.


    It must not yet be confirmed that everyone pondering relating to the attacks had been apprehended.

    There had been pretty just a few improvised explosive units existing in automobiles after the shootings.

    5:25pm: One other eyewitness has told 1 NEWS the gunman herded individuals correct into a corner of 1 of the mosques pondering relating to the taking pictures and “persevered to fireplace”.

    5:15pm: Hundreds of kids dwell in lockdown at colleges correct thru Christchurch.

    One college main has emailed of us to claim roughly 750 pupils on the college on the outskirts of Christchurch, are still in lockdown and could still dwell that technique till a minimal of 5:30pm

    5:03pm: The next Check match between Bangladesh and the Dark Caps has been cancelled in the wake of the shootings.

    5:01pm: 1 NEWS understands the individual gradual the taking pictures is an Australian citizen. 

    It is a ways not yet known if there used to be more than one individual pondering relating to the attack.

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

    four:45pm: Air Fresh Zealand has launched a assertion spherical shuttle to Christchurch.

    “We are deeply saddened by the taking pictures tragedy in #Christchurch city and our thoughts roam out to all those involved.

    “We are providing flexibility to any individual booked to shuttle to or from Christchurch on the present time.”

    four:25pm: Folk are warned to manual clear of mosques spherical Fresh Zealand till extra scrutinize.

    Footage has moreover emerged of a individual being arrested almost a pair of crashed white SUV in Christchurch.

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      A man is in police custody after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch on the present time.
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      four:15pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern confirms there are more than one locations pondering relating to the Christchurch shootings and calls it “one of Fresh 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 still “potentially unfolding” and warns individuals to remain marvelous whereas providing her condolences to victims and individuals effected by the tragedy.

        “This violence has completely no space in Fresh Zealand this will not be who we are.

        “This has took place in a space the build individuals could still be marvelous and they weren’t.”

        four:00pm: Most current replace from police: There had been more than one fatalities, there may be still an active shooter dispute playing out.

        One individual is in custody and there had been individuals killed in two mosques, one on Deans Ave and one in Linwood.

        3:53pm: 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 seemingly include had give a personal to in carrying out the attack.

        3:49pm: There are unconfirmed reviews a minimal of 9 individuals had been killed in the attack.

        3:47pm: One other eyewitness has talked to 1 NEWS relating to the harrowing incident.

        “The gunman came thru the major entrance, all americans ran to the benefit doorways to assign themselves, individuals hid under automobiles and jumped the fence to accumulate away.

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

        “I saw a man reloading and altering a gun then delivery firing yet again.”

        3:40pm: Police in Auckland are sending officers to all mosques in the distance as a precaution.

        3:30pm: A Christchurch courier driver says he heard gunshots going off within the Linwood Mosque for forty five seconds to a minute earlier than coming “within spitting distance” of any other gunman “spraying bullets” outside.

        Right here’s a decided mosque than the confirmed taking pictures at Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave.

        1 NEWS is attempting to substantiate the reviews of this second incident.

        3:26pm: 1 NEWS understands more than 30 individuals had been introduced into the emergency department at Christchurch Sanatorium.

        There had been thousands of americans in the mosque on the time of the incident and one behold says he saw a individual enter the mosque with an automated rifle, who used to be taking pictures for 10-quarter-hour.

        The individual used to be reportedly carrying a shaded helmet.

        3:25pm: Most current replace from St John: St John used to be notified of a firearms incident in Central Christchurch at 1.53pm Friday afternoon.

        Now we include roughly 20 emergency ambulances and operational automobiles at scene providing give a personal to and could still proceed to replace you as knowledge comes helpful.

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          Ambulances proceed to include the victims.
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          3:20pm: Chief of the Nationwide Birthday celebration Simon Bridges has tweeted relating to the incident. 

          3:10pm: What we know thus a ways:

          In any case one gunman opened fire on the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave spherical 1:40pm.

          Witnesses heard more than one gunshots, some saying as much as 100 and there are more than one casualties.

          Mighty of Christchurch is on lockdown as police answer to an ‘active shooter’ dispute.

          2:58pm: Perceive interview on the scene.

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            The individual acknowledged he ran a ways flung from the shooter to a space gradual the mosque the build he called police.
            Provide: 1 NEWS


            2:55pm: RNZ reviews about 300 individuals had been interior the Linwood mosque for afternoon prayers.

            Right here is the second mosque the build unconfirmed reviews of a second taking pictures include emerged.

            2:52pm: A behold told 1 NEWS they heard a minimal of 20 footage on the mosque from what sounded love a semi-automated firearm.

            2:47pm: Footage at Christchurch Sanatorium shows more than one individuals arriving by ambulance on stretchers.

            A man is reported to include entered the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave spherical an hour previously and opened fire.

            2:45pm: Most current police replace: “Per a serious ongoing firearms incident in Christchurch all Christchurch colleges had been positioned into lockdown.”

            2:42pm: The Bangladesh cricket team had been filmed escaping Hagley Park almost about the major mosque the build a taking pictures has taken space.

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              The team had been in Hagley Park and include gone benefit to the Oval.
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              2:35pm: A message from an eyewitness to 1 NEWS says: “My husband used to be driving past he acknowledged he took three individuals to the health facility, one used to be a little bit of lady all had been shot.

              “He wished to make a choice more he acknowledged there used to be love a dozen individuals correct lying on the road.” 

              2:32pm: There are more than one reviews on social media that their has been a taking pictures at a second mosque in Linwood.

              Police are yet to substantiate this.

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

              2:30pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern is being briefed on the unfolding dispute and could still address it quickly.

              2:20pm: Perceive on the scene Mohammed Nazir told 1 NEWS he saw three girls shot and bleeding on the bottom outside the mosque.

              He rang police for benefit and climbed a wall to accumulate away.

              He had to skedaddle in dread in his socks leaving his footwear gradual to accumulate to security.

              2:18pm: Police flee any individual in central Christchurch to remain indoors and narrative any suspicious behaviour all of a sudden to 111.

              2:15pm: Armed police had been deployed to the dwelling in step with police, no reviews on accidents at this stage.

              2:05pm: Police are asking individuals to “please steer clear of the Deans Avenue dwelling” saying they’ll offer more knowledge quickly.

              2:04pm: A behold told Stuff she heard 20 gunshots and saw three individuals lying on the bottom almost a pair of mosque on Deans Ave.

              2:00pm: Three Colleges spherical Hagley Park including Ladies High and Christ’s Faculty are in lockdown.