Armed police in New Zealand swarmed central Christchurch on Friday amid a shooting at a mosque in the South Island city. "A serious and evolving situation is occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter," police said in a statement. "Police urge anyone in central Christchurch to stay off the streets and report any suspicious behaviour," he said in a statement. An eyewitness told Radio New Zealand he heard shots fired and four people were lying on the ground, with "blood everywhere". There was no official information on casualties but the New Zealand Herald said at least one person was killed.
Source: The Hindu March 15, 2019 02:23 UTC