Erdogan: 3 Turkish citizens injured during terrorist attack in New Zealand
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Three Turkish citizens were injured during the terrorist attack at the mosques of Al-Noor and Lynwood in New Zealand, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Trend reports via Turkish media.
Erdogan said that he personally had a telephone conversation with one of the wounded Turkish citizens.
At least 49 people have been killed, and 20 seriously injured, after gunmen opened fire at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on March 15. Four suspects were detained.
An Australian citizen of ultra-right views - Brenton Tarrant, a native of Australia's Grafton fired at one of the mosques. He streamed the attack online, and before the attack, published a 37-page manifesto, in which he called his actions a terrorist attack.
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