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Christchurch attack: Ardern says 'manifesto' sent to office minutes before massacre | World news

The alleged Christchurch mosque shooter sent a “manifesto” to the office of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern minutes before the terrorist attack that left 50 people dead, she has said.Her office was among more than 30 New Zealand parliamentary email addresses that received the document on Friday.The document did not include a location or specific details about the attack.“I am advised that within two minutes of its receipt … it was conveyed directly to parliamentary security,” she said. “It did not go directly to me, I did not directly receive it. It went to over 30 emails … including the parliamentary tourism desk.”Ardern said she was receiving advice as to whether the man accused of killing 50 people in the attack could be deported after his trial. Brenton Tarrant, who is an Australian citizen, was charged with one count of murder in relation to the attacks on Saturday.New Zealand attack: victims of the mosque massacre Read more “I don’t want to preempt anything,” she said. “He will certainly face the justice system of New Zealand.”Ardern said there were “questions to be answered” about the role social media played in disseminating video of the attack and confirmed she had been contacted by Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer in the wake of the shootings.“This is a problem that goes well beyond New Zealand. It has played out in other parts of the world. So while we might have seen action taken here, that has not dented them being circulated beyond New Zealand’s shores,” Ardern said.Earlier in the day Ardern went to Kilbirnie mosque in Wellington to lay flowers. She said the Accident Compensation Corporation would provide families with a funeral grant of around $10,000.The death toll from the mosque terror attacks in Christchurch had risen to 50, New Zealand’s police commissioner confirmed earlier in the day.Speaking to reporters in Wellington, Mike Bush said by Saturday night all victims had...

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