New Zealand mosque shooting: Four taken to custody, IEDs defused

The police said the suspected IEDs found attached to the attackers' vehicles had been made safe by the military.

Published: 15th March 2019 10:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th March 2019 11:52 AM   |  A+A-

New Zealand police says four in custody, IEDs found. (Photo| AP)

By AFP

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand police said they have detained four people in connection with deadly shootings at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday and had secured a number of improvised explosive devices. 

"Four are in custody, three of them are men and one is a woman," commissioner Mike Bush said, saying there were "significant" and "multiple" fatalities.

He said the suspected IEDs found attached to the attackers' vehicles had been made safe by the military.

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