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New Zealand began burying its dead a day after at least one gunmen attacked worshippers in two mosques in the city of Christ's church killing forty nine people and injuring over forty others the shooter broadcast footage of the attack on Facebook which was quickly shared by users on other social media platforms he also posted a manifesto online denouncing immigrants and calling them quote invaders three people have been arrested including one man an Australian in his late twenties charged with murder he appeared at court on Saturday none of those apprehended had a criminal history either here or in a straight mia and as I see it last night they were not on any watchlists either here or in Australia given global indicators around far right extremism our intelligence community has been stepping up their investigations in this area new Zealand's prime minister added that the gunmen had a license for the weapons and had five guns including two semi automatic rifles and called for a change in gun laws in our country the victims hailed from India Pakistan Malaysia Indonesia Egypt Bangladesh Saudi Arabia Somalia and Turkey leaders around the world expressed sorrow in disgust at the attacks with some deploring the demonizing ation of Muslims Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan said in a social media post I blame these increasing terror attacks on the current Islamophobia post nine eleven US president Donald Trump condemns the quote for herbal massacre the gunmen's manifesto posted online pres trump as a quote symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose while trump said he had not seen the manifesto he did add that he does not see white nationalism as a rising threat around the world I think it's a small group of people that have very very serious problem , I guess if you look at what happened in New Zealand perhaps that's the case I don't know enough about it yet meanwhile the broadcasting of the shooting on social media raised calls for more regulations on tech giants hours after the attack copies of the video were still available on Facebook Twitter and YouTube as well as Facebook Instagram and what sap democratic US senators Cory Booker in mark Warner criticized the companies as being too slow in taking down the post Facebook Twitter and YouTube all said they were taking action to remove the videos