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‘Shots fired’ near mosque in New Zealand

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‘Shots fired’ near mosque in New Zealand

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Gunshots have been heard near a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, local media report, as police warn of a “critical incident”.

Witnesses told local media that several people appeared to be injured inside the mosque. Police have warned people to avoid the area.

Schools in the vicinity have been placed on lockdown and media reports say that armed police are clearing buildings.

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Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-47578798

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