NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

Relatives of a member of the Bangladeshi community wait for news at a community centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday after police found another victim at one of the mosques, and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said bodies of those killed would begin to be released to families for burial. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was […]

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