on Saturday morning local time held New Zealand's Prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, press conference in the capital, Wellington, on top of the cruel terrorist attacks that Friday, shook the country and cost a minimum of 49 persons life.
Here it came forward, that the four persons whom the authorities have arrested in connection with the attack on two mosques in the city of Christchurch, not in any way in the intelligence spotlight.
They have not been convicted in the past - including the offender Brenton Tarrant - like none of them appear on a watchlist, where the people who are supposed to be able to commit serious crimes such as terrorist attacks appear.
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The 28-year-old australian citizen Brenton Tarrant went at 13.40-time Friday into the Al Noor mosque heavily armed with an arsenal of powerful weapons, telling Jacinda Ardern at the press conference.
- the Perpetrator took advantage of the two semiautomatic rifles and two shotguns in the attack. The other three arrested have not appeared on our watchlist, and they are not previously convicted, either here or in Australia, says it initially from the prime minister.
Brenton Tarrant had firearms licence, it also came up at the press conference. Therefore, minister, that there must be changes on the front
- Our våbenlovgivning will be changed. Now is the time to act. People will want a change, and it obliges me to. We must stand together as a nation, calls on Jacinda Ardern.
The 39-year-old prime minister turns on fast, to the security right now is the first priority, and therefore there sent extra police, which will be supported in 'all possible ways' to Christchurch.
Residents in Christchurch are advised to continue to stay indoors, as the threat of new attacks remains high, says the prime minister.
in Addition to the offender Brenton Tarrant is two men and a woman arrested. They are believed all to have a connection to the attack.
a total Of 49 people have been killed in the attack Friday. The victims come from different muslim countries, tells the prime minister.
41 of the victims were killed in the mosque of Masjid al Noor in the central part of Christchurch. Seven others were shot and killed in the mosque Linwood Ave - three of them outside the building.
OVERVIEW: What do we know about the attack in New Zealand
An armed person entered a mosque in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand and has killed and injured several people. Also another mosque in the city is hit by a skudangreb.
Here is what we tentatively know about the attacks:
* the Number of people killed in the two attacks is increased to 49. It says rigspolitichef Mike Bush at a news conference Friday.
* 41 of the victims were killed in the mosque of Masjid al Noor in the central part of Christchurch. Seven others were shot and killed in the mosque Linwood Ave - three of them outside the building. The last victim died at the hospital.
* 20 persons are badly injured, writes the BBC.
* Four people are in police custody, informs rigspolitichef Mike Bush. The police will not exclude the possibility that there are multiple perpetrators. There are three men and a woman.
* One of the alleged perpetrators is an australian citizen.
* Around the clock 13.40 local time, an armed man into the al Noor mosque in central Christchurch and opened fire.
* Around 300 people had gathered for Friday prayer.
* A video circulating on the network with footage of the shooting. The police urge everyone to not to share the video.
* It was the alleged perpetrator himself, who recorded the video live on Facebook. Facebook took the request from the new zealand police immediately the video down, writes the Daily Mail.
* in Addition, the suspected person accounts on Facebook and Instagram closed.
* According to the Radio New Zealand has the alleged perpetrator, who is 28 years old, also posted a supposedly right-wing extremist manifesto on the web.
* Police have confirmed to the british newspaper the Guardian, which has a reporter on site that there was a bomb in a car that crashed about three kilometres from the al Noor mosque.
* Prime minister Jacinda Ardern describes as 'one of the darkest days in New Zealand's history' and 'that it can only be described as a terrorist attack'.
* the prime minister is located in the city of New Plymouth, but on the way back to Wellington to hold crisis meeting in the government.read more Close
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