Steve Mcmorran and Nick Perry, Associated Press Updated 1:33 am CDT, Sunday, March 17, 2019 FILE- In this photo taken Friday, July 8, 2011, an excavator works on clearing rubble following the Feb. 2011, quake, in downtown Christchurch, New Zealand. Despite its tranquility and beauty, New Zealand city of Christchurch is painfully familiar with trauma and will need to use that experience to recover from terrorist attack. less FILE- In this photo taken Friday, July 8, 2011, an excavator works on clearing rubble following the Feb. 2011, quake, in downtown Christchurch, New Zealand. Despite its tranquility and beauty, New Zealand city ... more Photo: Martin Hunter, AP Photo: Martin Hunter, AP Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 FILE- In this photo taken Friday, July 8, 2011, … [Read more...] about Despite its peace, Christchurch painfully used to trauma
The front cover of Anders Breivik's manifesto, together with him posing in Knights Templar uniform. Photo: private The New Zealand mosque attacker claimed inspiration from Norwegian rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik and the deadly rampage in Christchurch on Friday resembled his 2011 massacre in its methods and motives. Extremists around the world have sought to emulate Breivik ever since his deadly attacks in Norway which left 77 people dead in 2011. The Christchurch attacks bore several of the features of Breivik's: mass shootings, multicultural victims, a racist manifesto published online and inscribed weapons. In a 74-page document posted on Twitter just before the attack, the Christchurch shooter said he "took true inspiration from Knight Justiciar Breivik", using terminology reminiscent of that used by the Norwegian extremist. "I have only had brief contact with Knight Justiciar Breivik, receiving a blessing for my … [Read more...] about How Norway’s Anders Breivik inspired the Christchurch mosque attacker
Image grab from a self-shot video that was streamed on Facebook Live on March 15, 2019 by a man who was involved in two mosque shootings in Christchurch. (HANDOUT / AFP) / — CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND – MARCH 15: A floral tribute is seen on Linwood Avenue near the Linwood Masjid on March 15, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people have been confirmed dead and more than 20 are injured following attacks at two mosques in Christchurch. Four people are in custody following shootings at Al Noor mosque on Dean’s Road and the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch. Mosques across New Zealand have been closed and police are urging people not to attend Friday prayers as a safety precaution. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images) SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 15: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaking at Kirribilli House on March 15, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. Four people are in custody following mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. 40 … [Read more...] about 49 killed in terrorist attack at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand
0 Have your say Forty-nine people are believed to have died and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch at two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand. The country’s police commissioner Mike Bush confirmed the death toll and said a man in his late 20s has been charged with murder. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern earlier said at least 20 others had been seriously injured, and described it as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”.READ MORE: Christchurch shooting: ‘Beyond awful’, Nicola Sturgeon and world react to terror attackREAD MORE: Christchurch shootings: How the New Zealand mosque attacks unfolded‘Unprecedented act of violence’ She said: “What has happened here is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence.”Mr Bush told reporters in Wellington: “I would like to also add that so far one person, a male in his late 20s, has been charged with murder and … [Read more...] about Christchurch shooting: 49 dead in ‘unprecedented’ New Zealand terror attack
Gallery PUBLISHED: 16:00 05 January 2019 | UPDATED: 16:22 05 January 2019 Megan Aldous Four Seasons Physique running their free workout at Ipswich Christchurch Park Picture: FOUR SEASONS PHYSIQUE Four Seasons Physique 38 people kick-started their exercise regimes with, professional fitness group, Four Seasons Physique this morning. Were you one of those perfecting their squats? 38 people attended the free workout Picture: FOUR SEASONS PHYSIQUEIpswich based fitness gurus, Four Seasons Physique, held a free fitness event for members of the public in Christchurch Park this morning.People of all ages and abilities took part in the workout which included circuit training, high intensity interval training (HIIT), and a core blast. Do you recognise anyone working out? Picture: FOUR SEASONS PHYSIQUELuke Hall, director of Four Seasons Physique, described the event as an absolute success.He said: “ It went really well - it is the first free workout of … [Read more...] about Have we caught you working out in Christchurch Park?