PBS NewsHour

New Zealand mosque suspect lauded racist, violent extremism

Clip: 03/15/2019 | 3m 52s

Christchurch, New Zealand’s second-largest city, was the site of horrific carnage Friday, as a gunman stormed two mosques during Friday prayers, killing at least 49 people and injuring dozens more. Police arrested the alleged shooter, who cited other mass killings as inspiration. Amna Nawaz reports on what New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called one of the country’s “darkest days.”

Aired: 03/15/19

Rating: NR

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