'Many more would have died': Hero mosque worker grabs NZ attacker's gun

Brenton Tarrant appeared in court charged with the murder of 49 people

Two explosive devices attached to suspects' vehicles have now been found and they have been disarmed.

Forty-nine people are dead and at least 20 are seriously injured in what New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says "can now only be described as a terrorist attack".

Prior to Friday's attack, the country's deadliest shooting occurred in 1990, when a man killed 13 people following a dispute with a neighbor.

"Our investigations are in their early stages and we will be looking closely to build a picture of any of the individuals involved and all of their activities prior to this horrific event", Police Commissioner Mike Bush said. Mr Brenton, a suspected white supremacist, was pictured handcuffed in the dock wearing a white prison shirt, and stood in silence without entering a plea.

Authorities implemented extra security measures.

His court-appointed lawyer made no application for bail or name suppression.

New Zealanders must continue to feel secure in their country, Ardern said.

Ms Ardern has vowed to change New Zealand's gun laws after confirming Tarrant had obtained a Category A gun licence in November 2017 and "under that, he was able to acquire the guns that he held".

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Two Jordanians were among those killed, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried by the state-run Petra news service.

"Her sister was shot on the footpath, on the driveway, and a little kid as well". He was shot in the abdomen and the leg.

A young boy, aged about 7, was also killed, he said.

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Two semi-automatic weapons, two shotguns and lever-action gun were used in the attacks.

"I think we must be clear that the context of the gun laws between New Zealand and Australia are very different", Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday. "Now is the time for change".

The Prime Minister was traveling from Wellington to Christchurch on Saturday alongside other politicians, including the opposition leader.

A police officer stopped Ash Mohammed, who told the officer "we just wants to know if they are dead or alive". Heba told the Dubai-based news outlet that she lost five family friends, including a 12-year-old boy, in the attack. The public was being urged to stay indoors.

The brazen nature of the broadcast, and the apparent failure of tech companies to prevent its proliferation online, raised concerns.

"Syed Moazzam Shah, Minister Political, Pakistan High Commission in New Zealand, Cell +64 21 779 495 is our focal point".

The suspect, who is an Australian citizen, was living in the southern city of Dunedin, about 225 miles from Christchurch, at the time of the attack, Ardern said.

"The regulation of guns in New Zealand is categorised as restrictive", say the authors of the database.

Ms Ardern, who arrived in Christchurch Saturday, said the shooter was not on any watchlist and did not have a criminal record. In fact, right now, I'm sure New Zealand would like me to share a message on their behalf too.

Three people are in custody, and one man has been charged with murder.

Afghanistan's ambassador to Australia and New Zealand said two Afghans are missing and a third person of Afghan origin was treated and released from the hospital.

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