Two mosques were attacked in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people lost their lives. 4 people were detained for the attacks.
Full footage of the Live Attack Video (+18)
Massacre in two Mosques
Two mosques were attacked in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people died in the attack.
There were 200 people in the mosque
It is stated that the attack took place during the Friday prayers and that there were about 200 people in one of the mosques.
Who is the Terrorist
The terrorist went to massacre while listening to music and with 5 automatic weapons. Terrorist, published the moment of the attack live on social media accounts.
Before the massacre attack in New Zealand, he published a manifesto (The Terrorist’s name is Brenton Tarrant).
Two mosques were attacked in New Zealand. Brenton Tarrant the attacker, he published the attack live from his social media accounts. 5 different weapons are used in the attack. Tarrant threatened the Turks in his manifesto before the massacre. Twitter and Facebook suspended Tarrant’s accounts.
Before the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand, the attacker published a 74-page manifesto from his YouTube page.
The name of the attacker is Brenton Tarrant
One of the attackers, 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant, born in Australia, from a Scottish family.
He went to the massacre by listening music
With five semi-automatic weapons, the terrorist who drives a vehicle is seen while he is listening to music.
There are comments that the attacker has a mental illness.
It was observed that the terrorist carried out the attack in a similar way to computer games. Terrorist, many times changing the magazines of the weapons during the attack. The attacker who is descending from his vehicle starts firing as soon as he enters the door of the mosque.
On the weapons, there are names of people who attack against Muslims in other parts of the world.
Tarrant, who planned the attack 2 years ago, published a manifesto on his Twitter account prior to the massacre.
Tarrant wrote in his manifesto that he was inspired by Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway in 2011.
The terrorist’s manifesto includes a section to the Turks.
The attack is estimated to have killed more than 40 people.
The massacres in the two mosques were the bloodiest attacks in New Zealand’s history.
In 1990, 13 people died in the attack in the city of Aramoana – New Zealand.
BRENTON TARRANT’S TWITTER ACCOUNT
After the massacre, Twitter suspended Brenton Tarrant’s account.
Facebook then removed the attacker’s account from the search results.
BRENTON TARRANT’S TWITTER ACCOUNT
Shares in Tarrant’s Twitter account before being suspended.
Armed attackers were fired into the Al Noor Mosque in Hagley Park, Christchurch, New Zealand. During the attack, the mosque stated that there were 200 people for Friday prayers.
The gunshots are heard in an another mosque in the Linwood District.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said 49 people were killed in the attacks and 48 people were injured, 20 of them were heavy. Ardern told that the attackers had not been on the police’s suspects list before. Prime Minister Ardern said in a statement, “The security threat level has been raised high, security measures have been increased. We respond in the most appropriate way. All flights were stopped within our borders in the Christchurch region. Health services will continue.”
Ardern said 4 people were taken into custody because of the attacks.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that one of the detainees was an Australian citizen.
The aggressor Brenton Tarrant stated that he was inspired by Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway in 2011 in his manifesto.
New Zealand Police Twitter account published a flood about the Terrorist Attacks
New Zealand police, all the mosques in the country to close their doors warned.
Terrorist threatened the Turks
The terrorist, Brenton Tarrant, who was of Scottish origin and was born in Australia, is estimated to be 28 years old.
It turned out that the terrorist has published a 70-page manifesto on its YouTube page.
Tarrant’s manifesto includes a section on Turks.
The section titled “Turks” includes the following statements:
“You can live in peace in your land, you will not be hurt. On the East side of the Bosphorus.”
But if you try to live somewhere on the West side of the Bosphorus, we will kill you if you come to Europe.
We will come to Constantinople, we will demolish all the mosques and minarets. Hagia Sophia will be saved from the minarets and Constantinople will be the Christian city again as deserved. “
“I chose this place because it was converted from a church to a mosque”
Immediately after the attack, the terrorist, who continues live stream on social media, said that he is actually planned to attack on a mosque in a town about 30 kilometers southwest of Christchurch. But when he found out that the Al Noor and Linwood mosques had been converted from the church, he said he did the attack so because he thought it was a disrespect.