Christchurch mosque shooting: Eyewitness 'heard sound of gun'

An active shooter is at large in Christchurch, New Zealand, after an attack on a mosque in the city, police have warned.

Witnesses told local media there were several casualties. Police warned people to avoid the area and all schools and a hospital are in lock down.

Eyewitnesses have reported running for their lives to escape a shooter.

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