March 21st, 2019

NewsAlert: New Zealand raising national security threat, prime minister says


By The Associated Press on March 15, 2019.

Police and ambulance staff help a wounded man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. A witness says many people have been killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the country’s national security threat level has been lifted from low to high after the two mosque attacks in Christchurch.

She says the shootings appear to have been a well-planned “terrorist attack.”

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