Tag: Mass Shooting

At least 5 dead as 21 injured in Texas shooting: police

by Ian Timberlake At least five people have been killed in a mass shooting that left 21 victims in the US state of Texas on Saturday, police said. "We have at least 21 victims, 21 shooting victims and at least five deceased at this point in time,"...

Tariq Omar, son of Singaporean, one of the Christchurch massacre victims

Christchurch, New Zealand – The nationalities and backgrounds of the victims during the March 15 mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques are slowly emerging. One of them was the son of a Singaporean named Tariq Omar. The 24-year-old football coach had gone to the Al...

Teen egging a senator hailed as hero “EggBoi” in Australia with his own crowdfunding

Melbourne, Australia – On Mar 16 (Sat), Queensland Senator Fraser Anning had an egg splattered on his head by a 17-year-old teen. The incident occurred during a media conference at a right-wing rally in Moorabbin, a day after the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. In the...

Facebook receives flak for failing to block 300,000 uploads of the New Zealand terrorist attack live stream video

FBNewsroom – The statistics are out showing just how powerful social media can be; yet with that kind of power, an equal amount of responsibility must be taken. On March 17 (Sunday), Facebook New Zealand’s Mia Garlick gave an update via Facebook Newsroom’s Twitter account...

Daoud Nabi, 71, the first NZ mosque shooting victim, greeted the attacker and saved a younger man’s life

Christchurch, New Zealand – Yama Nabi, son of Haji Daoud Nabi, was late to last Friday’s prayers but it turned out that the delay was what saved Yama's life. And, changed it irrevocably. Yama arrived at the mosque to find his friend Ramazan standing outside...

Christchurch massacres: Caught in a broken white man’s evil web

If you cannot be safe from hate and human stupidity in New Zealand, you may find it hard to be safe elsewhere. Whenever we met up for lunch, a former journalist friend, now residing in Auckland, would never hesitate to remind me and others...

New Zealand mosque shooting update: terrorist charged with murder, video of arrest surfaces on social media

Christchurch, New Zealand – A new video has emerged depicting the arrest of the alleged Australian mosque shooter, Brenton Tarrant by the Christchurch police. The footage, which was taken by a motorist on Strickland Street, showed police cautiously approaching the shooter’s car, fully armed. The...

Yet Another School Shooting Shocks the US with 17 Confirmed Dead

    A former student opened fire at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing at least 17 people. The gunman, identified as 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz, had been expelled from the school because of disciplinary issues. Mr. Cruz, who is now in...