Christchurch shooting: reports of multiple casualties after shooting at mosque – live

Centre of New Zealand city locked down and reports of an active shooter close to a mosque

2.08am GMT

There is a bomb on Strickland Street in Christchurch, two police officers have confirmed to our reporter on the ground.

The bomb is located inside a beige Subaru that has crashed on Strickland Street, about three kilometres from the Al Noor Mosque where the shooting took place.

1.59am GMT

It seems the Bangladesh cricket team were at the Hagley Park mosque when the incident occurred and escaped from the mosque.

Bangladesh team escaped from a mosque near Hagley Park where there were active shooters. They ran back through Hagley Park back to the Oval. pic.twitter.com/VtkqSrljjV

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Source: The Guardian
Christchurch shooting: reports of multiple casualties after shooting at mosque – live