Christchurch mosque toll ascends to 51 after man succumbs to wounds

WELLINGTON: The latest figure of casualties  from the Christchurch mosque assaults has ascended to 51 following a 46-year-old Turkish man capitulated to wounds he gained in the March 15 shooting, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday.

“This tragic news will be felt crosswise over Turkey, just as New Zealand,” Ardern said.

“This man has been in escalated care since the assault. Nonetheless, he has now succumbed to the wounds he gained in the shooting at the Al Noor mosque.”

Australian Brenton Tarrant, a self-admitted racial oppressor, is blamed for the assaults on two mosques where majority of Muslims were gathered for Friday supplications.

He is presently in a well-protected security jail experiencing mental tests to decide whether he is rationally fit to stand preliminary for 50 charges of homicide and 39 of endeavored murder.

Police said the most recent casualty was a man shot at the focal city Al Noor mosque, where more than 40 of the unfortunate casualties were happened before the shooter moved his frenzy to another mosque at rural Linwood.

Ardern said nine individuals stayed in medical clinic and all were in stable condition.

“As a nation we keep on sending our desire for their expedient recuperation,” she said.

After the assault, Ardern portrayed the most noticeably awful mass shooting in present day New Zealand history as one of the nation’s darkest days.

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