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New Zealand: Guns Used in Mosque Attack Banned Immediately

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics in response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people. “I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles,” Ardern said, while announcing interim measures that will stop a rush of purchases before legislation on the measures takes effect. She added that high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks, which make rifles fire faster, will also be banned.  “In short, every semi-automatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be banned in this country,” she said.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, New Zealand: Guns Used in Mosque Attack Banned Immediately, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you New Zealand: Guns Used in Mosque Attack Banned Immediately

 

 

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Published By: VOA NEWS - Wednesday, 20 March

 

 

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