New Zealand Tragedy

Fatima Mohamed, Staff Writer

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ChristChurch Mosque, New Zealand. Friday ,March 15 during Friday prayer a tragedy occured that had everyone across the world in shocked. The attacks began at the Al Noor Mosque in the suburb of Riccarton at 1:40 pm, and continued at the Linwood Islamic Centre at about 1:55 pm.

The terrorist was a young mid age white male who killed 50 muslims during prayer time. Including kids, and elderly folks. New Zealand Prime minister Jacinda Ardern has agreed to reform the gun laws in New Zealand. The government has imposed to banned all guns and weapons after the tragedy that had occur on Friday March, 19.  

The terrorist posted whereabouts of the shooting the day before it happen. He than published his manifesto on the 8chan imageboard and twitter. While the shooting was going on he set up a live-stream, recording the event and posted it live on facebook. As the news started to spread and everyone was asking questions, the video was spreading before any of the platforms host could stop or put it down. ChristChurch was a distinctly modern horror.

The shooter claims to say he attacked, because of the hate he had for muslims.That muslim invaded into his land and he did it for his people. The message on social media shouldn’t be hate. Were all one at the end of the day. This tragedy cause 350 muslims to convert into islam. It made people who didn’t even know the religion to open their eye into something new. Everyone in New Zealand came together as one, they offered to protect muslims while they pray at the mosque. This tragedy occurred and was breathtaking, but still had some good outcomes come out of it.  

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