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Police in the city of christchurch say there are multiple fatalities.
Alan alan good evening.
Police say a "significant" number of people have been killed in a pair of mass shootings in new zealand.
Four suspects are now in custody, but police believe others may still be on the loose.
Hilary lane reports.
Pkg least one gunman opened fire at a mosque in the city of christchurch on friday.
Minister) "i would describe it as an unprecedented act of violence in new zealand.
This is not who we are."
(track) an unknown number of people were killed inside the masjid al witnesses said the gunman fled before police arrived.
(sot witness) "the blood is spitting on me, i mean, splashing on me... but fortunately, i am alive..."
(track) a short time later, gunfire was reported at another christchurch mosque.
(sot mike bush, new zealand police commissioner) "we have four people in custody.
We are not aware of ofhter people.
But we cannot assume there are not other people at large."
(track) schools and hospitals in the city were placed on lockdown and people were warned to remain inside.
All mosques in the country were urged to immediately close their doors.
Hilary lane, cbs news, new york.
On cam tag alan alan and here in california, the l-a-p-d say they are increasing patrols around mosques, and believe that the