Some offered rides to the grocery store or volunteered to walk with their Muslim neighbours if they felt unsafe. Two mosques were targeted in the attack.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called the attack terrorism.
He also reached out to the Muslim community in Christchurch and in New Zealand.
Police urged all mosques across New Zealand to stay closed over the weekend for security reasons.
Two other people have been arrested in connection with the terror attack, and they remain in custody as police conduct an ongoing investigation as to their possible involvement. An officer stopped him. "From what we know, it does appear to have been well planned". Two victims died later while hospitalized.
A friend of Wasseim's, Carolyne Phillips, who was at the hospital with him, said he had undergone surgery for a perforated bowel, an injury to his pelvis and to get shrapnel and bone out of his hip socket.
"Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the people who lost their lives in the devastating attack in Christchurch. The people of New Zealand are in our thoughts and prayers". "These acts of hate have no place in the diverse and tolerant society for which New Zealand is justly known", the White House statement said.
The test was due to start at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday but the Bangladesh team left New Zealand less than 24 hours after the shooting and about an hour after the initial scheduled start time.
Imran had dropped off his father, an electrical engineer, at the Al Noor mosque on Friday and was looking for a parking space when the shooting began. They have not heard from him since.
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In a statement, Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama also expressed his shock at the shooting and sympathy for the victims.
Footage of the attack on one of the mosques was broadcast live on Facebook, and a "manifesto" denouncing immigrants as "invaders" was sent to politicians and media outlets and posted online via links to related social media accounts.
Dozens of people laid flowers at cordons near both mosques in Christchurch, which is still rebuilding after an natural disaster in 2011 killed nearly 200 people. More people were killed in an attack on a second mosque a short time later. - AP Signs are tied to a wall at the Botanical Gardens Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Now, in the wake of that horrific mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, Kim Kardashian has come out in support of leaders in the country who have vowed to change its gun laws. The suspect has spent little time in Australia in the past four years and only had minor traffic infractions on his record.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush announced the latest death in a news conference Sunday. Moreover, the person charged with murder had not been "on the radar" of the intelligence community for extremism, the prime minister explained.
"This isn't about cricket", New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said when discussing the cancellations in his sport. But it has one of the lowest gun homicide rates in the world.
Aziz said: "He gets into his vehicle and I just got the gun and threw it on his window like an arrow and blasted his window".
"I can tell you one thing right now, our gun laws will change", Ardern said. He also apparently smirked at photographers, according to the New Zealand Herald.
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