In one of the most serious attacks against Muslims in the Western world have been killed in new Zealand in two mosques of 49 people. A right-wing attackers, who had planned his murder, apparently by a long Hand, a urge during the Friday prayers in the mosques in the city of Christchurch and shot with a semi-automatic weapon for minutes on believers. At least 48 other people were injured in hospitals. Politicians in the world were dismayed.
The main perpetrator showed the attack live on Facebook from the I-perspective in a Video. First of all, the attack on the Masjid-al-Noor mosque in the centre of Christchurch. There are 41 people were killed, and later in a smaller mosque in the suburb of Linwood during the second attack, seven other believers. A victim later died in hospital.
assassin broadcasts his day live on the Internet
The 17-minute Video starts as the assassin with his car to a mosque. On the front passenger seat of fire weapons more quickly. In the trunk for more, to see how later is to be stored. The assassin is wearing a camouflage suit. A GPS leads him to his goal. In the car, a nationalist, Serbian war song. The fact of the attacker filmed by a helmet camera. Before he gets out of the car, he shows his face. He looks directly into the camera. Through the front door he then enters the mosque and opened fire.
In the minutes, the shooter runs through the rooms of the mosque, is aimed at individuals or shoots in groups of people. It is the perspective of a so-called Ego-Shooters, as you play from a computer is known: It is only the barrel of his gun and the dying victims. The attacker makes use of multiple labeled weapons. It is about a racist slogan, as well as the Name of an eleven-year-old girl who was killed in a terrorist attack in 2017 in Sweden.
After a few minutes, the bomber returns to his car to get more weapons. He enters again the mosque, aiming this time on to the body. The Video ends as the shooter at high speed. During the journey, he shoots well from the window of his car.
Facebook stated that the Video be removed after a note to the police and to have the Profiles of the assassin, both on Facebook and on Instagram be blocked. The investigators called on the Public to spread the recordings on the Internet.
When to hear in the Video is the music it's supposed to be a Serbian nationalist fight song. The Bosnian Ambassador to new Zealand, Mirza Hajric confirmed. The song "Karadzic, lead your Serbs" has been circulating the Internet for some years in connection with an anti-Muslim Meme. As Memes images, and Videos are referred to, are widely used in the Internet often.Video 15.03.2019, 10:30 Uhr00:52 Min.Dozens Dead in attack on mosques in new Zealand
police arrest 28-year-old Australian as the main suspect
According to eyewitnesses, the attack against 13.45 (1.45 PM CET). An armed man entered a mosque in the city centre, where at the noon hour, more than 300 people for Friday had gathered for prayer, and shot with a rapid fire weapon. According to witnesses, the perpetrator is a white man who was wearing a helmet and a bullet-proof vest. Later fell in another mosque shots.
Survivors of the attack described the harrowing scenes from the Masjid-al-Noor mosque. An eye witness told stuff.co.nz, he just prayed, when he heard the shots - and then he got to see his wife dead on the floor while he fled. Another reported that he had seen how children were gunned down. "People everywhere."
One of the surviving believers, Mohan, Ibrahim, reported the newspaper "New Zealand Herald" of a "moment of Shock". "Then all the people started running away." Another witness, Ahmad Al-Mahmoud, said: "It's 50 shots were fired, at least, in very quick succession. Can also be hundreds.“
Bangladesh cricket Team for a test match in new Zealand, escaped the attackers only barely. The player wanted to go, according to a spokesman in the mosque, when the attack began. The Match was cancelled.
The police arrested a 28-year-old Australian as the main suspect; he was officially accused of murder and is to appear tomorrow before the court. In addition, she found after the attack, two self-made bombs in a car and made it harmless. It was unclear how many attackers were involved in the act. In addition to the main suspect, two other men were arrested. None of the Suspects, according to Ardern on one of the lists of terror suspects. Evacuations also occurred in the city of Dunedin, which was named the perpetrators in a Manifest initially as an attack target, around 350 kilometres from Christchurch.police officers outside of a mosque in Christchurch.Photo: Mark Baker/AP/dpa
Prime Minister of Australia speaks of right-wing extremist terrorists
The Australian government chief Scott Morrison described the attacker as an "extremist, right-wing, violent terrorists". The man, the 74-pages published a hate Manifesto on his act with extreme right-wing, anti-immigration propositions in the Internet, described himself as a White, low-income family from the working class in Australia.
new Zealand's head of government Jacinda Ardern said it was a "well-prepared terrorist attack". Your country is going through one of his "darkest days live". The for his liberal model of society well-known new Zealand will not give up his values in spite of the "unprecedented Gewaltakts".people are after shots in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque.Photo: dpa
Massive firearms attacks in new Zealand are rare. In the country only a few Muslims, who are comparatively well integrated life. The country had worsened in 1992, its gun laws to restrict access to semi-automatic weapons. However, citizens can apply for already 16 years and a firearms certificate.
As a consequence of the bloody attack, the new Zealand authorities of the country increased level of far the safety. In Australia and other countries have increased security measures, especially for mosques.More about
After a stop in Christchurch, Chancellor Merkel condemned the anti-Islam Terror
France and the UK announced that they would increase after the attack on mosques in Christchurch, new Zealand, the security arrangements immediately. The French interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced controls around religious institutions. The head of the British Terror-defense, Neil Basu, said that there would be throughout the country, reinforced police patrols in the vicinity of mosques. In addition, all of the faith would be drawn to the directions on how you could make your members and facilities to protect. (Tsp, AFP, dpa)