New Zealand police say 49 now dead in mosque shootings

New Zealand police say the death toll from the mosque shootings in Christchurch has risen to 49.

Several others are seriously injured after gunmen started shooting at worshippers.

Four people have been arrested – one of them is an Australian-born citizen.


New Zealand’s security threat level has been increased to “high” and the prime minister says it’s one of the country’s “darkest days”.