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Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch at the Masjid Umar mosque in Auckland on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said Sunday, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY
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Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch at the Masjid Umar mosque in Auckland on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said Sunday, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY
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A handwritten note is displayed among flowers during a vigil in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers. New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said on March 18, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court. / AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE
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TOPSHOT - Residents look at flowers in tribute to victims in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms about how an attack that killed 50 mosque-goers was livestreamed on their platforms. / AFP / DAVID MOIR
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A student places a candle next to flower tributes for the victims after a vigil in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers. New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said on March 18, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court. / AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE
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People gather in front of floral tributes at a makeshift memorial for victims of the March 15 mosque attacks, in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said March 17, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / Tessa BURROWS
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A child sits among flowers and candles left in tribute to the victims after a vigil in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers. New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said on March 18, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court. / AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE
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Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch at the Masjid Umar mosque in Auckland on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said Sunday, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY
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People gather in front of floral tributes at a makeshift memorial for victims of the March 15 mosque attacks, in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said March 17, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / Tessa BURROWS
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People pay their respects at a memorial site at the Botanical garden in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers. New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said on March 18, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court. / AFP / Marty MELVILLE
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People present floral tributes at a makeshift memorial for victims of the March 15 mosque attacks, in Christchurch on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said March 17, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / Tessa BURROWS
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Students write messages on a large tarpaulin during a vigil in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers. New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said on March 18, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court. / AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE
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Students display the New Zealand national flag next to flowers during a vigil in Christchurch on March 18, 2019, three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers. New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said on March 18, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court. / AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE
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Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch at the Masjid Umar mosque in Auckland on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said Sunday, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY
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Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch at the Masjid Umar mosque in Auckland on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said Sunday, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY
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Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch at the Masjid Umar mosque in Auckland on March 17, 2019. The death toll from horrifying shootings at two mosques in New Zealand rose to 50, police said Sunday, as Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims. / AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY
Updated 18 March 2019

Vigil honors New Zealand victims

Christchurch residents flocked to memorial sites and churches across the city to lay flowers and mourn the victims three days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city that claimed the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers.

Auckland residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims, while students write messages on a large tarpaulin during a vigil in the city of Christchurch.