New Zealanders flocked to memorial sites to lay flowers and mourn the victims of the twin mosque massacres on Sunday, as testimony emerged of epic heroism and harrowing suffering in the gun attack that has claimed 50 lives.
The United Nations has condemned Friday’s deadly terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
A gunman opened fire on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers and forcing the city of Christchurch into lockdown as police launched a massive manhunt. New Zealand media reported that between nine and 27 people were killed, but the death toll could not be confirmed.
South Africa’s best side in the 2018 Super Rugby competition, the Lions, are aiming to avenge last year’s defeat when they take on the Crusaders in the final in Christchurch on Saturday.
Former Springbok captain Adriaan Strauss is in line to equal the record for the most Super Rugby appearances by any South African when the Bulls take on the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday morning.