The city of Christchurch, New Zealand, is in mourning after the country’s worst terrorist attack.
Police believe a gunman acted alone when he stormed into two mosques during Friday prayers, killing fifty people. The youngest victim was just 3-years-old. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her government will announce gun law changes in the next week.
CGTN’s Owen Poland reports from Christchurch.
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