Global condemnation, condolences after NZ mosque attack

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The gunman who killed numerous worshippers in a New Zealand mosque on Friday was a right-wing "terrorist" with Australian citizenship, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

European Council President Donald Tusk predicted that the attack would not "diminish the tolerance and decency that New Zealand is famous for", and sad, "Our thoughts in Europe are with the victims and their families".

A spokeswoman for the police said: "Following on from the horrific attacks on mosques in New Zealand we will be conducting reassurance patrols at mosques across the county". Two explosive devices attached to suspects' vehicles have been found and they have been disarmed.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called the shooting an "unprecendented attack of violence". She described it as "one of New Zealand's darkest days". Police believe one of the arrested may have had nothing to do with the incident and are working to understand what the involvement of the other two people may be.

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Tarrant's relatives in the Australian town of Grafton, in New South Wales, contacted police after learning of the shooting and were helping with the investigation, local authorities said. He also reported two injured victims being carried out on stretchers past his automotive shop and that both people appeared to be alive.

One more person died later at Christchurch Hospital. According to media reports, the attacker also live streamed one of the shootings, and the police promptly urged users not to share the link to the video. "Police are responding with its full capability to manage the situation, but the risk environment remains extremely high". One suspect is said to be in custody.

"We are in contact with federal partners and the worldwide intelligence community monitoring the tragedy in New Zealand", CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. "Additional patients with gunshot wounds presented to other health facilities in the community", the health authority said.

She announced that New Zealand had raised its security threat level to the highest degree and said four suspects who harbored extremist views were now in police custody with one man who police said was in his late 20s charged with murder. Miller said. "What we see is no significant USA nexus". Witnesses said there was much blood and multiple deaths.

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Turkey´s foreign minister said two Turks suffered non-life threatening injuries in the attack. After parking, he took two guns and walked a short distance to the mosque where he opened fire.

During a second shooting at the Linwood mosque about 5 kilometers (3 miles) from the Al Noor mosque, seven people were killed. "Given the small size of New Zealand, and give that it grounds itself on peace and justice, the impact of it is just heightened".

National carrier Air New Zealand canceled at least 17 flights in and out of Christchurch, saying it couldn't properly screen customers and their baggage following the shootings.

Forty-one of those slain were at the Masjid al Noor in central Christchurch, police said. "We're also removing any praise or support for the crime and the shooter or shooters as soon as we're aware", she said. "They have chosen to make New Zealand their home and it is their home. We must all stand together as humans to defeat this evil in all its forms".

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"There will be highly visible policing around mosques today, as well as armed response officers, as Londoners go to pray".

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