BEIJING, March 15 (Xinhua) According to foreign media reports, at least two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were shot on March 15, killing at least 49 people. In investigating the incident, New Zealand police found that a residence in Danidin was associated with the attack, and community residents living nearby have been evacuated by the police.
On March 15, local time, shootings took place outside two mosques and a hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand. According to foreign media, at least 49 people have died so far.
Police said the residence was about 350 kilometers from Christchurch, possibly related to the mosque attack. To be prudent, evacuate the surrounding areas, the police said in a statement.
It is reported that the police have provided alternative accommodation for residents in need, but no further details have been provided.
Four suspects have been arrested since the shooting. One of the suspects will be tried by the court on the 16th. New Zealand Prime Minister Jessica Aden said the suspect had not been included in the list of law enforcement agencies.
Source: Responsible Editor of China News Network: Shi Jianlei_NBJ11331