New footage emerges moments after Christchurch mosque massacre
New Zealand teenager charged with distributing mosque rampage livestream
Undaunted, Trump Attacks McCain for Second Straight Day Over Russiagate Dossier
Cookstown St Patrick’s Day: three teenagers die after ‘crush’ at hotel party
'Yellow-vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist
Reports say many dead in mass shooting at New Zealand mosque
15 March 2019, 05:26 | Devin Moran
Bangladesh cricket team forced to flee Christchurch Mosque after shooting incident
She said police were working to get the situation under control.
Several casualties were reported by witnesses but emergency services are yet to confirm any details.
Police commissioner Mike Bush said all schools in the city had been placed in lockdown in response to "a serious ongoing firearms incident". The gunman is believed to still be at large.
There are reports that a second mosque has been evacuated.
Police did not immediately comment on whether the incident took place in the mosque or nearby.
There are reports that six people have been killed, though officials have not confirmed any fatalities.
"I don't they're in a mental state to play cricket at all". I'm speaking from experience, I'm speaking from what I've heard.
"I've lived next door to this mosque for about five years and the people are great, they're very friendly", he said. "Lots of police and ambulance have come, and they did not allow us to go in the mosque or to get close to it", he said.
A spokeswoman did not know how many patients were expected, adding it was an "evolving situation".
Christchurch resident Katherine Jamieson is in lockdown in her home, which is located down the road from the Mosque.
"It was very traumatic there and people were running out from that mosque presumably, and the Bangladesh players were coming out".
Witness Len Peneha said he saw a man dressed in black enter the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch at about 1:45 p.m. and then heard dozens of shots, followed by people running from the mosque in terror.
He saw about four people injured and two people lying on the ground.
Members of the Bangladesh cricket team after the attack.
Canterbury Police NZ tweeted: "We have a critical incident in Deans Ave Christchurch". A roadblock has been set up at the Aldwins Rd and Linwood Ave intersection.
"Police urge anyone in central Christchurch to stay off the streets and report any suspicious behaviour", he said in a statement.
Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street
The Commerce Department meanwhile reported United States retail sales had recovered slightly after a dismal December. This, however, comes in the wake of Apple's shares which surged 3.47 percent putting-off some of Boeing's losses.
Marvel’s FIRST Asian-Led Superhero Movie Finds Director
Shang-Chi joins an ever-growing field of developing projects that will reshape the MCU following the events of Avengers: Endgame . Marvel Studios has three release dates claimed for 2021, including February 12th, May 7th, and November 5th.
Justin Bieber says he's 'been struggling a lot'
The 25-year-old posted a 2016 photo of himself on his Instagram with a caption stating, "Just wanted to keep you guys updated". If you or anyone you know is struggling with depression and thinking of suicide, know that someone is always there.
McGregor arrested in Miami after run-in with fan
The two had bad blood leading up to their fight and ever since Floyd's victory, McGregor has been jonesing for a rematch. Abdirzak claims that the phone is worth $1,000 but there is more significant content of sentimental value on the device.
Facebook chief product officer quits
He did point out Facebook is "turning a new page" by focusing more on messaging and encryption. Instead, Fidji Simo will be appointed as the new head of the Facebook app.
Giants Agree To 4-Year Deal With WR Golden Tate
It is a bit of a surprise he'd choose the Giants given their current situation and him being 30 years old. It's a four-year, $37.5 million contract that includes $23 million guaranteed, per ESPN's Adam Schefter .