New Zealand massacre suspect charged with 49 more mosque murders

sas1eqnvhsn2iaq9mtpwSource: Reuters

BY Praveen Menon

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – Australian Brenton Tarrant appeared in a New Zealand court on Friday where the suspected white supremacist was charged with an additional 49 counts of murder at two mosques last month.

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on March 15, killing 50 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

Tarrant, who was charged with one murder a day after the shooting attack, was also charged with 39 attempted murders on Friday.

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Categories: Mosque, New Zealand

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