New Zealand mosque killer charged with terrorism

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The man who shot dead 51 Muslims in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15, is facing new charges related to terrorism and murder, according to officials.

The 28-year-old Australian, Brenton Tarrant is now facing 92 charges – 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder, and one terrorism charge, RT reported.

He is alleged to have penned a 74-page neo-fascist manifesto, titled “The Great Replacement” where he delves into what had inspired him to carry out the shootings and vows “revenge” against Muslim “invaders.” 

His weapons bore neo-Nazi inscriptions and slogans, names of extremists, as well as historic figures who waged wars against Muslims, added RT news channel.

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