Mosque Shootings: NZ starts handing over bodies

By Sheena Amos

New Zealand mosque shootings death toll rises to 50

CHRISTCHURCH 18 March 2019: The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday after police said they found another body at one of the mosques.

The authorities are working to formally identify victims and release their bodies to families.

The Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern said that the authorities will begin handing over bodies to families for burial on Sunday, said Wam.

Some 20 people have been seriously injured with some still fighting for their lives.

The gunman had live-streamed the shootings at the two mosques and the videos have gone viral. Emirates News 24|7 has taken a conscious decision not to promote the videos.


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