New Zealand mosque shootings – live updates: At least 40 killed in Christchurch terror attack

A gunman has opened fire on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, causing at least 40 deaths and seriously injuring another 20.

Witnesses described seeing bodies and “blood everywhere” following the attack at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch at about 1.45pm.

Police have arrested an Australian citizen and another three people, following a second shooting at another mosque in the Christchurch suburbs.