In a first incident of its sort in New Zealand, a gunman supposedly open fired at Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Eyewitnesses reported several casualties at the scene. The police and ambulance are swarming the spot advising residents to stay indoors.
Radio Nz reported that victims were being evacuated from the nearby areas. A second mosque in the close proximity at Linwood has also been evacuated sighting the tense situation. The situation in under control and evolving with every passing minute.
The Bangladeshi cricket team is in Christchurch to play the third test match starting 15 March 2019. The team was at the mosque when the shooting started. Lucky for them, no one was caught in the crossfire. The team reported hearing gunshots while practicing at Hagley Oval and ran toward the dressing area for safety. So far 6 people have been reported dead in the mass shooting.
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