A police officer pictured at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters A police officer pictured at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters
A police officer pictured at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Singapore

Singapore boy influenced by Christchurch gunman made ‘detailed plans’ to attack mosques

  • The 16-year-old student intended to strike two mosques on March 15, exactly two years after the extremist Brenton Tarrant shot dozens of Muslims in New Zealand
  • He is the first person to be detained after being inspired by far-right extremist ideology, Singapore’s Internal Security Department says

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A police officer pictured at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters A police officer pictured at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters
A police officer pictured at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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