Witnesses have described the horrifying second a gunman open fired in a New Zealand mosque, killing a number of folks. 

A person wearing military gear stormed into Masjid Noor Mosque in Christchurch round 1.40pm native time, opening fireplace whereas a whole lot had been collaborating in Friday prayer.

‘The man was sporting like a military [suit]. He had a giant gun and many bullets. He got here by means of and began capturing everybody within the mosque, in every single place,’ Ahmad Al-Mahmoud advised Stuff.

‘They needed to smash the door – the glass from the window and the door – to get everybody out.

‘We had been attempting to get everybody to run away from this space. I ran away from the automobile park, leaping by means of the again [yard] of homes.’

Al-Mahmoud stated the person was ‘sporting a helmet’ and should have fired ‘a whole lot’ of gunshots.   

One other survivor, recognized solely as Nour, advised the New Zealand Herald the gunman shot worshipers exterior earlier than making his manner inside. 

A white supremacist shooter is believed to have filmed himself (pictured) gunning down dozens of worshippers as he stormed through a mosque

A white supremacist shooter is believed to have filmed himself (pictured) gunning down dozens of worshippers as he stormed through a mosque

A white supremacist shooter is believed to have filmed himself (pictured) gunning down dozens of worshippers as he stormed by means of a mosque 

The shooter's weapons were marked with the names of other people who have carried out attacks

The shooter's weapons were marked with the names of other people who have carried out attacks

The shooter's weapons were marked with the names of other people who have carried out attacks

The shooter's weapons were marked with the names of other people who have carried out attacks

The shooter’s weapons had been marked with the names of different individuals who have carried out assaults

The alleged gunman taking for his Facebook livestream before the Christchurch mosque shooting

The alleged gunman taking for his Facebook livestream before the Christchurch mosque shooting

The alleged gunman taking for his Fb livestream earlier than the Christchurch mosque capturing

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‘I noticed folks drop lifeless in entrance of me. I used to be crawling to get away,’ he stated. ‘It was hitting the partitions.’ 

Nour fled the carnage by leaping by means of a damaged window. 

Mohan Ibrahim was contained in the mosque and stated he thought the sound of the pictures was ‘an electrical shock’ till he noticed everybody operating. 

Ibrahim stated is ‘scared’ for his buddies, a lot of that are nonetheless inside.

‘I nonetheless have buddies inside. I’ve been calling my buddies however there are a lot of I have never heard from,’ he stated. 

There have additionally been reviews of one other capturing by a second gunman on the  close by Linwood Masjid mosque.  

A video seen by Every day Mail Australia exhibits the person capturing worshipers whereas storming into the mosque throughout prayer. That shooter is believed to be a 28-year-old Australian who reportedly left a 37-page manifesto.  

Robert Weatherhead advised the Herald that the gunman had magazines strapped to his legs.

A man dressed in 'army' gear entered Noor Mosque in Christchurch around 1.40pm local time opening fire while hundreds of people were taking part in Friday prayer

A man dressed in 'army' gear entered Noor Mosque in Christchurch around 1.40pm local time opening fire while hundreds of people were taking part in Friday prayer

A person wearing ‘military’ gear entered Noor Mosque in Christchurch round 1.40pm native time opening fireplace whereas a whole lot of individuals had been collaborating in Friday prayer 

Several people have reportedly been killed, with a dead body seen near Al Noor Mosque (interior pictured). The mosque is said to have a capacity of 300 people

Several people have reportedly been killed, with a dead body seen near Al Noor Mosque (interior pictured). The mosque is said to have a capacity of 300 people

A number of folks have reportedly been killed, with a lifeless physique seen close to Al Noor Mosque (inside pictured). The mosque is alleged to have a capability of 300 folks 

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Police have urged people near the area to stay indoors and report suspicious behaviour, describing the incident as 'critical'

Police have urged people near the area to stay indoors and report suspicious behaviour, describing the incident as 'critical'

Police have urged folks close to the world to remain indoors and report suspicious behaviour, describing the incident as ‘vital’

One other witness stated he ran behind the mosque to name the police after listening to the gun go off. 

‘I heard the sound of the gun. And the second I heard, I ran. Plenty of folks had been sitting on the ground. I ran behind the mosque, rang the police,’ the person advised Stuff. 

‘I noticed one gun on the ground. Plenty of folks died and injured.’  

Police have urged folks close to the world to remain indoors and report suspicious behaviour, describing the incident as ‘vital’. 

One man contained in the mosque on the time of the capturing stated there ‘our bodies throughout me’. 

Witnesses inside additionally reported seeing 15 folks being shot, together with youngsters.

A person who escaped the mosque throughout the capturing stated he noticed his spouse mendacity lifeless on the footpath.

‘My spouse is lifeless,’ he stated whereas wailing. 

One of the gunmen is believed to have live-streamed the mass shooting inside the Al Noor Mosque, which happened at 1.30pm as Friday prayers were underway

One of the gunmen is believed to have live-streamed the mass shooting inside the Al Noor Mosque, which happened at 1.30pm as Friday prayers were underway

One of many gunmen is believed to have live-streamed the mass capturing contained in the Al Noor Mosque, which occurred at 1.30pm as Friday prayers had been underway

Authorities have not released a confirmed number of deaths, but witnesses say the death toll can be over a dozen. Above ambulance staff are seen taking a man from outside the mosque

Authorities have not released a confirmed number of deaths, but witnesses say the death toll can be over a dozen. Above ambulance staff are seen taking a man from outside the mosque

Authorities haven’t launched a confirmed variety of deaths, however witnesses say the loss of life toll may be over a dozen. Above ambulance workers are seen taking a person from exterior the mosque 

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Police attempt to move people away from outside a mosque in central Christchurch. Many people were killed in a mass shooting but there is still no confirmed number of deaths

Police attempt to move people away from outside a mosque in central Christchurch. Many people were killed in a mass shooting but there is still no confirmed number of deaths

Police try to maneuver folks away from exterior a mosque in central Christchurch. Many individuals had been killed in a mass capturing however there may be nonetheless no confirmed variety of deaths

The gunman entered and opened fire while hundreds of people were inside the packed mosque for Friday prayers

The gunman entered and opened fire while hundreds of people were inside the packed mosque for Friday prayers

The gunman entered and opened fireplace whereas a whole lot of individuals had been contained in the packed mosque for Friday prayers

A video seen by Every day Mail Australia exhibits the person firing a number of pictures at dozens of individuals as they attempt to flee. The gunman continues to be at giant.  

The mosque has capability to carry greater than 300 folks. The variety of deaths has not been confirmed. 

The Bangladesh cricket group – who’re at present on tour in New Zealand – had been contained in the mosque praying on the time of the capturing and had been pressured to flee for his or her lives, ESPN reported. 

A witness advised Radio New Zealand he heard pictures fired and noticed ‘blood in every single place’. 

Mr Jama stated 4 folks had been injured and that he noticed two folks mendacity on the bottom. He didn’t know in the event that they had been alive or lifeless, Stuff reported.  

There could have been multiple shooter contained in the mosque, the New Zealand Herald reported.

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