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A dreadful event in Christchurch

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BlueBelle Fri 15-Mar-19 04:01:23

I m listening to an awful incident unfolding in NZ a mass shooting on mosques in Christchurch. Multiple deaths including children the perpetrators have put live video footage of people being shot and killed on the web
It is reported to be a white Supremacy massacre, only one shooter has been captured

What a sad sad day for the world

Ginny42 Fri 15-Mar-19 04:06:53

Dreadful news to waken up to and realise there are some wicked people out there.

Grammaretto Fri 15-Mar-19 05:41:20

Shocking cruel events unfolding. We have DC there.

BlueBelle Fri 15-Mar-19 06:50:08

Me too Grammaretto but not in Christchurch

But the hatred of one group for another is unbelievable The shooters even videoed it all and put it on the Internet so obviously very proud of their ability to kill men, women and children, just praying
The number dead appears to be 40 at the moment 20 seriously injured my heart goes out to them utterly and one of the shooters was a woman unbelievable

The hatred in the world HAS to be stopped
We all HAVE to stop it

sodapop Fri 15-Mar-19 06:55:14

Absolutely dreadful news, my sympathies to the people of NZ. White supremacy groups are shameful.

MaggieMay60 Fri 15-Mar-19 06:56:15

I am in tears, what does this achieve? My heart goes out to all of the lovely people in New Zealand. I have visited this county and the people are so kind and friendly and non judgemental that I cannot believe that some one could do this!

Anja Fri 15-Mar-19 07:05:26

Utterly horrible. Such hatred in the world 😢

ayse Fri 15-Mar-19 07:10:34

I’m so shocked and my heart goes out to all these people and their families. Nowhere is safe from fanatics, whatever cloak they wear.

Bellanonna Fri 15-Mar-19 07:26:34

Appalling news. It’s dreadful anywhere but especially shocking that it’s happened in NZ. Awful day for the world.

mary51 Fri 15-Mar-19 07:39:22

I have visited New Zealand a few times and really feel for them today. It is a lovely country and the people are so laid back and relaxed and friendly. Dreadful for Christchurch and all families involved

Chewbacca Fri 15-Mar-19 07:42:20

What is happening in the world. When will all the violence and anger end? sad

Willow10 Fri 15-Mar-19 08:02:38

Yet another massacre by extremist, sick fanatics. What kind of world have we brought our children and grandchildren into? 2019 and we seem to have learned nothing. angry

GillS Fri 15-Mar-19 08:07:23

Such terrible, heartbreaking news. Today is a dark day for NZ. The world grieves with them.

annep1 Fri 15-Mar-19 08:12:18

Very very sad news. Such a terrible thing to do.

Brunette10 Fri 15-Mar-19 08:14:25

Feeling so sad for this terrible news we have just woken up to. Feeling for everyone involved. flowers

glammanana Fri 15-Mar-19 08:19:33

What terrible news to wake up to so sad,my heart goes out to all those involved.flowers

lemongrove Fri 15-Mar-19 08:20:10

It’s a real shock, from a country like NZ which I always think of as such a peaceful place, however I suppose crime and racism is everywhere.The visiting football team were very lucky to escape as they got caught up in it as they were going to the mosque to pray.
I heard that the police have caught four people in connection with it.

Badenkate Fri 15-Mar-19 08:23:06

Terrible tragedy. So sad for all those affected. flowers

Mapleleaf Fri 15-Mar-19 08:23:18

I haven't seen the news yet, but this us dreadful. I too, have been to NZ and to Christchurch. I have relatives in Christchurch and elsewhere. This kind of news sickens and saddens me. It is evil.

megan123 Fri 15-Mar-19 08:26:14

Shocking events in NZ, I have just put the news on. What a wicked world we live in. So sad.

PamelaJ1 Fri 15-Mar-19 08:30:51

Where do these wicked people come from?
We just have to be thankful that the majority of us are horrified by these acts.
That poor community, their peaceful city has now been drawn into the unhappiness and fear that, unfortunately, we have become accustomed to.

EllanVannin Fri 15-Mar-19 08:42:29

Just this minute put the TV on but at this moment I don't quite know what's happened so will have to look at the online news.

Luckygirl Fri 15-Mar-19 08:44:50

So sad. And violence breeds more violence.

Anniebach Fri 15-Mar-19 09:00:43

Such tragic news

EllanVannin Fri 15-Mar-19 09:08:53

Another madman !
Just been reading online about this Australian psycho.

This is horrendous !!