A to 49 people were killed and several others injured in two mosques in the Christchurch Terrorist Attack in New Zealand..
According to foreign media, firing incidents took place in two mosques between approximately 2:00 and 2:30 pm local time in the Crististchurch, and the players of the Bangladesh cricket team in a mosque also came to pay Friday prayers.
The armed man shot blindly after entering at Anwar Masjid in Denver Avenue near Higley Park. He also streamed it live on Social Media.
According to police, 4 people have been arrested while the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that 49 people have lost their life in this Attack.
It is being said that the Attacker is 28-year-old Australian citizen, but more details can not be found yet.
On the other hand, the Australian Prime Minister confirmed that the attacker was an Australian citizen and said that the attacker is a right-arm extremist and violent terrorist who fired at the mosque and killed many innumerable human beings, which I completely condemned.
The attacker also made live Facebook video at the time of firing, which has been deleted by the New Zealand Police.
According to an Eye witness, Mohan Ibn Ibrahim, he was present in the mosque at the time of firing, and about 200 people were present to pay for prayers.
Eye witness said that his friend was in other mosque who called him and told him that 5 people were killed in that mosque as well.
Bangladeshi cricketer Mushafur Rehman said in his Twitter statement that:
There was firing in the mosque of the Christchurch, but Allah Almighty kept us safe, we do not want to see this way again, pray for us.
Bangladeshi team cricketer Tamim Iqbal also tweeted and told that the entire team is safe.
Cricket match canceled
According to the French news agency, the Bangladeshi cricket team was going to enter the mosque at the time of attack.
According to authorities, the Bangladeshi cricket team reached the mosque to pray for Friday, but it was successful in escaping from the firing in the mosque.
After which the New Zealand cricket tweeted to tell that the test match in Christchurch has been cancelled.
The spokesman of the Bangladesh Cricket Board also confirmed that many members of the team were about to enter the mosque at the time of Attack.
The Bangladeshi Cricket Board also tweeted and told that they are in contact with the team.
He said all the members of the team were safe but still under shock and they have been told to stay in the Hotel.
The darkest day of the country’s history
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned this attack, saying that there is no place for such extremist measures in New Zealand, it is the darkest day of New Zealand’s history.
There are no such examples of such attacks in New Zealand and there is no place for such people in our country.