Man charged with murder for New Zealand mosque attacks

15 March 2019 - 11:10 By AFP
Police officer secures the area in front of the Masjid al Noor mosque after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead on March 15, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the assault that triggered the lockdown of the New Zealand city.
Police officer secures the area in front of the Masjid al Noor mosque after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead on March 15, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the assault that triggered the lockdown of the New Zealand city.
Image: Tessa BURROWS / AFP

New Zealand police have charged one man with murder following a terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch which left at least 49 people dead.

"One person, a male in his late 20s, has been charged with murder, and should appear in the Christchurch Court tomorrow morning," said New Zealand police Commissioner Mike Bush.

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