| 15 Mar 2019, 00:00 | Update : 15 Mar 2019, 17:58
The attacker of Masjid Al Noor in Christchurch of New Zealand is identified. The name of that man is Brenton Tarrant.
Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian who was a gunman in the New Zealand terror attacks, described himself as an “ordinary white man” who was inspired by Norway mass killer Anders Behring Breivik and wanted to avenge “thousands of deaths caused by foreign invaders”.
The attacker was livestreaming the incident of attack on social media. Canterbury police said that they were trying to move the video footage from the social network. They also urged for not sharing the video link.
It was known from different media news that Brenton, the attacker drove his car and came to the Masjid Al Noor at Deans Avenue. He then parked the car and began to livestreaming.
At that time it was seen that there were arms and ammunitions in the front seat of the car. He then equipped him well and entered the mosque. At first he shot a man standing on the door of the mosque.
Brenton Tarrant had at least one semi-automatic gun and several ammunition clips.
After entering the mosque he began to fire sporadically. At that process he loaded his gun several times.
After staying for about three minutes Brenton got out of the mosque, again drove his car and also fired some shots sporadically while driving.
Mentionable, at 1:40 pm Christchurch time on Friday the incident of brutal attack took place at Masjid Al Noor in the city, local media reported.