Offaly Woman Says NZ Attacker Opened Fire

Written 2 months ago by Newsroom

The death toll from a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch in New Zealand has risen to 49.

At least 20 others are being treated in hospital following the shootings, which authorities have called a “planned attack”.

A man in his late twenties – who had Australian citizenship – has been charged with murder.

While three others have been arrested.

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush has given this update:

The attacker live-streamed the attack – with police in New Zealand asking people not to share it.

Arlene McEvoy is from Tullamore and lives in Christchurch – she saw some of the video: