"The young guy who usually takes care of the mosque. he saw an opportunity and pounced on [the gunman] and took his gun", Mazharuddin told the New Zealand Herald. At least 48 others, including many children, were being treated for gunshot wounds.
Dyfed-Powys Police also said it would step up "reassurance patrols" around mosques and increase contacts with communities of all faiths.
Before the attacks took place, the gunman reportedly published an Islamophobic manifesto on Twitter.
At least 49 people were killed at two mosques full of worshipers attending Friday prayers in Christchurch, New Zealand. Her foreign minister, Heiko Maas, said: "When people are murdered exclusively due to their religion, this is an attack on us all".
Ms Sturgeon wrote: "This is beyond bad". They now have the temerity to hate and murder others for largely legitimately coming peacefully to the lands their ancestors so brutally prised from the hands of others.
Our thoughts and our prayers are with those who have been impacted today.
"They are a valued part of our diverse and multicultural society". It is terrorists who commit acts such as who offend our values as a society.
Australian Senator Faser Anning released a statement blaming "the immigration program which allowed Muslim fanatics to migrate to New Zealand in the first place" as "the real cause of bloodshed" following Friday's shootings. "It is crucial that at this time we all remain united against hatred, division and bigotry".
Kyiv ranked 173rd in quality of living ranking
For its part, in the 78th place of the world ranking, Montevideo ranked as the Latin American city with the best quality of life . In 105th place, Chennai ranks as the region's safest city, while Karachi (226) is the least safe.
"It was really devastating and everybody was in pain and everyone was sad", he said. "We have to be vigilant and understand the times that we live in, but I also want to give them hope".
CAIR's Awad urged Trump to condemn the shooting not only as a hate crime but as a "white supremacist terrorist attack".
"In the aftermath of this distressing tragedy, we must unite and work together to confront hatred".
"Regardless of the best efforts of terrorists, we will continue to go to our mosques; we will continue to pray, and we will never live in fear", said Eeman Abbasi, a community organizer, in a tweet encouraging Muslims to share with the hashtag.
Holyrood's Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh, indicated that the parliament would be flying flags at half-mast following the attacks as a mark of respect.
David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland, wrote: "My heart goes out to the families of those caught up in this outrage and the people of New Zealand". The group said everyone was welcome.
Pictures of ammunition were also shared and the words "For Rotherham" was seen written on one of the rounds, believed to be referencing the city's grooming scandal, which Mughal says has been used as a weapon by the far-right. While Daesh and even Al Qaeda are often quite intelligent in how they hide and transfer money across borders, Tarrant specifically mentions raising funds by way of Bitconnect, a digital coin that ironically is not designed for privacy and security.
Image copyright Shetland Islands Council Image caption The Shetland flag is flying at half mast above Lerwick's town hall. Breivik's lawyer Oeystein Storrvik told Norway's VG newspaper that his client, who is in prison, has "very limited contacts with the surrounding world, so it seems very unlikely that he has had contact" with the New Zealand gunman.
Louis was told of her death on Wednesday and has cancelled his appearance at an event scheduled for Friday. This tragic news comes three years after Louis and Felicite's mum Johannah died of Leukaemia .
Will Wilder strike a deal with DAZN? 'But I think there's an opportunity there for someone to be a mediator to get the fight done. It will be the first time the 36-year-old has fought since Alvarez inflicted the first loss of his career in September.
This is about when we expected, given the event has happened on the first Monday in June for the last couple years. Aside from iOS 13 , Apple would announce macOS 10.15 as the new macOS version at WWDC 2019 .
Nissan senior vice president for human resources Arun Bajaj left the firm on 11 March, the company said today. Ghosn was released on a $9 million bail only last week after more than 100 days in detention.
Increase Hong Kong's reliance on renewable energy to more than 3-4% by 2030 - at least doubling this target. Our generation grew up with the climate crisis and we will have to deal with it for the rest of our lives.
But Djokovic and Fognini made a strong start to the match tie-break as they won five points in a row to take open a 6-1 lead. In other action, Dominic Inglot and Franko Skugor rallied to beat fourth seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan 3-6, 6-3, 10-3.
North Korea also has hardliners of its own, who may perceive Kim Jong-un's 120-hour train trip to Hanoi and back as a failure. Choe claimed Friday that despite the way things ended in Hanoi, personal relations remain good between Trump and Kim.
The 44-year-old took charge of just seven matches since he joined them in February and recorded just one win in the process. Whether the former England worldwide decides to continue in management or return to punditry remains to be seen.
Zidane also won a Liga title in 2017 among nine trophies before standing down having taken the club to the European summit.
Raiders release WR Jordy Nelson
If the Steelers are serious about adding a second free-agent wide receiver they could do much worse than Nelson at this point. That was part of the contract that McCarron signed with the Buffalo Bills in free agency a year ago .
Huawei develops own OS in case of Android ban
Meng was arrested at the Vancouver airport last December and remains in B.C.as her extradition case moves through the courts. Various company's have attempted and failed to break the duopoly by launching phones with different operating systems.
Safety Earl Thomas lands with Ravens, not Browns
Thomas, on the other hand, has only taken 9 years to rack up 684 total stops, though his 28 picks doesn't even approach Reed's. The Browns felt good about their chances of landing Thomas, Jason La Canfora with CBS Sports reported Tuesday night.
Governor: 2 attackers kill 8, themselves at Brazil school
The last major school shooting in Brazil occurred in 2011, when 12 students in Rio de Janeiro were shot dead by a gunman. At least eight people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, local media report, citing police.
All US diplomats have left Venezuela: Mike Pompeo
The United States has imposed sanctions on Venezuela's oil industry as well as individuals linked to Maduro's government, and U.S. Power has been restored to some areas in Venezuela since the weekend, but the supply has been intermittent and often drops out.
Labour: MPs must reject May's Brexit deal
She will tell MPs whether she will vote for no deal or not when she opens Wednesday's debate. Tariffs would be maintained to protect some industries, including agriculture.
Evidence found of massive solar storm
According to the team, the cores recorded a very powerful solar storm occurring in 600 BCE. However, the stream of particles is particularly strong when a solar storm sweeps past.
I trust BCCI, will be back to cricket soon, says Sreesanth
The Supreme Court, however, has not upheld the findings of guilt made by the disciplinary committee against Sreesanth . In the wake of these new developments, Bhuvaneswari, Sreesanth's wife said that the cricketer has finally got justice.