“Number Of Dead Rises To 50 In New Zealand Mass Shooting”:
“Police say the number of people dead in the mass shooting that occurred at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, has risen to 50.
“‘As of last night we were able to take all of the victims from both of those scenes, and in doing so we have further located another victim,’ New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said in a news conference from the city of Wellington on Sunday.
“Another 50 people were injured in the shootings. Of those injured, 36 people are hospitalized, with two in critical condition.” Updated at 8:01 p.m. ET (3-16-19)/ NPR
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