Mass shooting in NZ mosque

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Colonial

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13,552 posts

144 months

Friday 15th March
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A gunman has opened fire in a mosque with over 300 people in it in Christchurch in NZ.

I'm seeing some reports that members of the Bangladesh cricket team were in there but this is unconfirmed.

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/384790/liv...

Pesty

39,336 posts

195 months

Friday 15th March
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Very disturbing.

He filmed it and broadcast live. Not sure where that 300 number comes from.

Unless he’s moved onto another mosque.

Some reports coming in now that he’s been stopped, not sure if shot or just arrested.

Early days yet appears to be lone gunman.

Colonial

Original Poster:

13,552 posts

144 months

Friday 15th March
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I was going off very prelim and eyewitness reports so figures could vary.

One figure not up for dispute. He was an adherent of the 14 words. I'm not sharing his hate filled manifesto. But it was sadly typical of those who are rasicalised through white supremacist and anti-migrant propaganda.

Edit. Now appears to be at least 2 gunmen at two separate locations. One person in custody.

Edited by Colonial on Friday 15th March 03:19

Pesty

39,336 posts

195 months

Friday 15th March
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He’s been posting on that rip off chan site and tweeting for two days.

He’s soaked up all the usual st that gets posted on places like that . Even played that Serbian accordian music purposefully.
Hope he’s been stopped not sure the police response time is set up for this. Reports he’s moved on and that large numbers of injured 20-40

Colonial said:
Edit. Now appears to be at least 2 gunmen at two separate locations. One person in custody.

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Think thats just confusion, one shooter moved to second location he made no mention of an accomplice, and he’s the only one in the video. There are hopefully not more than one nutter like that in a place like nz


Edited by Pesty on Friday 15th March 03:33

type-r

7,258 posts

152 months

Friday 15th March
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Sad day. RIP to all the victims involved.

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paua

1,035 posts

82 months

Friday 15th March
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Reports now that nine dead, 40-50 injured. 2 separate mosques. one a few hundred metres from where my brother + family live. Unconfirmed reports of further shooting at Chch hospital.

Art0ir

8,743 posts

109 months

Friday 15th March
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He livestreamed the whole thing.. I haven't watched it but those who have are saying the initial death toll is very, very conservative.

Exige77

3,303 posts

130 months

Friday 15th March
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Looks like a computer game but it’s quite real.

Shocking

paua

1,035 posts

82 months

Friday 15th March
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3 men + 1 woman arrested, several vehicles with ieds stopped. Live on TVNZ

caziques

1,688 posts

107 months

Friday 15th March
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Just catching up with this.. I often drive past the Mosque...unbelievable in Christchurch.

Happens I am in the UK at present with jetlag, hence posting at 4.30am

CR6ZZ

1,258 posts

84 months

Friday 15th March
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Two events at two locations. Apparently four people, three men and one woman, now in custody. Multiple casualties but numbers not confirmed. Tragic.

paua

1,035 posts

82 months

Friday 15th March
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Shooter has been named as someone known to Australian Police.

JPJPJP

6,821 posts

107 months

Friday 15th March
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First numbers I’m seeing is at least 27 dead (via spectator)

https://twitter.com/spectatorindex/status/11064144...

Boydie88

3,208 posts

88 months

Friday 15th March
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Absolutely horrific actions by this racist terrorist scumbag. Poor souls in the building didn't have a chance.

I know many are keen not to share it, but I believe it's important to understand what drives this behaviour. The manifesto is quite a sickening read and not really surprising at all. A lot of jokes and satire in there that will guaranteed to be taken seriously by the media. I hope his predictions in it don't even begin to materialise.

I'm living about an hour out of the city hearing stories from people that are in the lock down area that were given all sorts of varying news as to what was going on. Sadly its led to the spread of all sorts of nonsencial rumours.

RobDickinson

25,238 posts

193 months

Friday 15th March
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Crazy day. What the fk.

TheGuru

593 posts

40 months

Friday 15th March
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Horrible and disgraceful act of hatred and terrorism, really shocking to have occurred in this part of the world

RobDickinson

25,238 posts

193 months

Friday 15th March
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Currently 27 suspected deaths, 4 arrests, car bombs etc.

I've seen squads of armed police all over, no idea if any more are on the loose, managed to get into cbd to pick my wife up and get home.

BlackLabel

11,372 posts

62 months

Friday 15th March
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Horrific stuff. frown

Tony Starks

1,505 posts

151 months

Friday 15th March
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Just shocking, somewhere like Oz you can comprehend something like this. But here in NZ, just shocking.

6th Gear

3,306 posts

133 months

Friday 15th March
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At least 40 dead now according to BBC reports.

Horrific.