One person has been arrested, suspected of shooting at one mosque and at least one suspect is on the loose, said police.
Several people have been killed in the two mosques in Christchurch. On social media, spread a film of what is claimed to be the shooter at one of the mosques. The police said that they are working to remove the film from the net and asking people to refrain from sharing links to the movie.
" I did not see the shooter because I was in the next room. But all of a sudden we heard shots fired and people started running for their lives. I'm still in shock, " says Mohan, Ibrahim, who was in the Masjid Al Noor mosque when the offender began to shoot, for the magazine.
He says that many people have been killed and wounded.
"You think that New Zealand is the safest place in the world," he says.
and the police urge people to stay away from the streets.
– Turn on you until you hear from us again, " says police commissioner Mike Bush.
the City's hospital, where many injured have been brought, has placed in the stabsläge.
According to The Guardian, the police have found a bomb in a car in central Christchurch.
"You are not safe here, there is a bomb in that car," says a cop to the magazine's reporter on the spot.
starred many young people in a klimatmanifestation, it was interrupted shortly after the shooting.
Bangladesh kricketlandslag, which will play the match in Christchurch on Saturday, is reported to have been in one of the mosques, but managed to get out.