Live updates like mass shooting take place in two mosques in Christchurch, leaving many victims. All Black and Pious Muslims 5:55 pm: The police can now confirm the locking of the [schoolsacrossChristchurch
5:39 pm: An Australian police source has ordered the shooter as Brenton Tarant of Grafton New South Wales. Police officer Mike Bush says three men and a woman are already arrested for the attacks on two mosques.
Police can not tell how many deaths there are, but there is a "significant amount".
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Police Commissioner Mike Bush briefs the media only a few hours after the shoot, which hurt dozens.
Still can not be confirmed that all the attackers [1 9659006] There were a number of improvised explosive devices found in the vehicles after the shooting.
5:25 pm: The man in the police arrest was arrested outside Papanui's high school 1 NEWS understands
Another eyewitness said 1
5:15 pm: Thousands of children remain in closed schools in Christchurch .
One School The Director sent emails to parents saying that about 750 schoolchildren in the outskirts of Christchurch are still locked out and will remain so until at least 17:30
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17:01: 1 NEWS understands that the person behind the shooting is an Australian citizen.
It is not yet known whether there was more than one person in the attack.
4:46 pm: Terrifying cadres have appeared on gunfire shooting at the Masjid al-nur mosque to Deans Ave.
4:45 pm: Air New Zealand published a travel statement to Christchurch.
] "We offer flexibility to anyone who is reserved for a trip to or from Christchurch today."
"We are deeply saddened by the shooting in the city # Church and our thoughts go out to all participants. 25 pm: People are warned to stay away from mosques around New Zealand until further notice
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Man is in police arrest after shooting in two mosques in Christchurch today .
16:15: Prime Minister Jackie Ardenn confirms that there are many places involved in the shootings in Christchurch calling him "one of the darkest days in New Zealand."
Your playlist will be uploaded after this ad  The prime minister spoke at a press conference after shooting at the two mosques in Christchurch this afternoon.
Ms Ardern says the incident is still "potentially unfolding" and warns people to remain safe while offering their condolences to the victims and those committed by
"This violence has absolutely no place in New Zeeland, this is not what we are. "This happened at a place where people need to be safe and not. "
4: Last updated by the police: There were several deaths, there is still an active shooter scenario
One person is in custody and there are people killed in two mosques, one by Dean Ave and one at Linwood
3: 53pm: Security analyst Paul Buchanan says he saw the shooter's manifesto and the shooting was "a clear case of a white superior."
He says the shooter would probably have support 3:47 pm: There are unverified reports that at least nine people were killed in the attack. a ug eyewitness spoke with a news story about the painful incident
The Sagittarius came through the main entrance, all ran to the back doors to save, people hid under the cars, and jumped through the fence to escape. a house next to the mosque and the shooting went on and on.
"I saw a man reloading and changing a gun, then firing again."
3:40 pm: employees in all mosques in the region as a precautionary measure. ] 3:30 pm: A courier driver in Christchurch says he has heard shots in Linnoug's mosque 45 seconds to a minute before coming "off the front" of another "shotgun" shooter outside.
This is a different mosque from the confirmed shooting at Masjid al-nur mosque by Deans Ave. NEWS understands that more than 30 people have been brought to the emergency room at Christchurch Hospital.
There were hundreds of people in the mosque at the time of the incident, and one witness claims to have seen a man enter the mosque with an automatic rifle that shoots for 10-15 minutes.
The man was wearing a black helmet.
3:25 pm: Last Updated by St John: John was notified of a firearm incident in Central Christchurch at 15:55 on Friday afternoon. h.
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The ambulances continue to arrive with the victims.
Source: 1 NEWS
3:20 pm: The leader of the National Party, Simon Bridges, has heard about the incident.
3:10 pm: At least one shooter opened fire in Masjid Al Nur's mosque on Deans Aves at 1:40 am
Witnesses heard multiple shots, some said
A large part of Christchurch is locked up as the police respond to the situation of an "active shooter."
2:58 pm: Interview of witnesses at the site.
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The man said he had escaped from the shooter to a place behind the mosque where he called the police.
RNZ reports that about 300 people were in Linwood's mosque for afternoon prayers.
This is the second mosque in which unconfirmed evidence of a second shooting appeared. : 52pm: One witness told 1 NEW that they heard at least 20 shots in the mosque than what it sounded like semi-automatic firearms.
It was reported that a man entered the Masjid Al Nur mosque on Deans Avenue about an hour ago and found a fire.
2:45 pm: Last Police Update: " In response to a serious ongoing firearms incident in Christchurch, all schools in Christchurch are finalized."
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The team was in Hagley Park and returned to Oval.
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2:35 pm: A message from a witness to 1 NEWS says, "My husband passed by him, he said he took three people in the hospital, one is a little girl.
2:32 pm: There was a lot of reports in the social media that he was shooting at
The police still do not
2:31 pm: Lynwood Avey's School is also in conclusion
2:30 pm: Premier Jackie Arden is
2:20 pm: Witness of the Crime Mohamed Nazir said about 1 NEW that he saw three women shot and bleeding on the ground in front of the mosque
Seeking police for help and climbing a wall to escape
I had to run into horror in my socks leaving the shoes
2:18 pm: Police invite everyone in central Christchurch to stay indoors and immediately report suspicious behavior to 111.
2:15 pm: Armed police are in the area according to
2:05 pm: Police ask people to "avoid the Deans Avenue area," saying they will soon give more information.
2:04 pm One witness told Stuff that she heard 20 shots and saw three people lying on the ground near a Deans Ave mosque.
2:00 pm: Three schools around Hagley Park, including the girls and college of Christ, are locked.