WORLD All 50 victims of Christchurch attack identified: police

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All 50 victims of Christchurch attack identified: police

AFP

14:04, March 21, 2019

New Zealand police on Thursday said that all 50 victims of last week's terror attack in Christchurch had now been identified, allowing burials to take place.

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Mourners proceed with the coffin of a shooting victim, slain by an Australian white supremacist gunman who went on a killing spree at two mosques, at the Memorial Park cemetery in Christchurch on March 20, 2019. (Photo: VCG)

"I can say that as of a few minutes ago the identification process and to all 50 victims has been completed and all of the next of kin have been  advised," said commissioner Mike Bush. "That is a landmark for this process."

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