Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in March 2019. Photo: AP Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in March 2019. Photo: AP
Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in March 2019. Photo: AP

New Zealand mosque attacker laid low to avoid detection, inquiry finds

  • A nearly 800-page Royal Commission of Inquiry report found that there were no clear signs the attack, which killed 51 Muslims, was imminent
  • But it did detail failings in the system for vetting gun licences, and said that local intelligence agencies were too focused on Islamic extremism

Topic |   New Zealand shooting
Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in March 2019. Photo: AP Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in March 2019. Photo: AP
Mourners pay their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in March 2019. Photo: AP
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