PH warns citizens to remain indoors after mass shooting in New ZealandBy The Manila Timeshome/News/Latest Stories/Today's Breaking News/PH warns citizens to remain indoors after mass shooting in New ZealandTHE Philippine embassy in Wellington, New Zealand on Friday advised the Filipino community in Christchurch to remain indoors following a mass shooting that killed at least 49 people and wounded 20 others. The unidentified suspect live-streamed his rampage on Facebook wherein he fired indiscriminately at men, women, and children at the Al Noor mosque and Linwood mosque. Ambassador Jesus Gary Domingo has coordinated with the Philippine consulate In Christchurch and leaders of the 5,000-strong Filipino community in the area. “The Philippines stands in solidarity with New Zealand following the tragic shootings in Christchurch this morning,” DFA Assistant Secretary Elmer Cato said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of those who lost their lives in the tragedy,” he added.
Source: Manila Times March 15, 2019 18:00 UTC