New Zealand attack survivors says the gunman was calm during the attack

The Survivors of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand  has stated that the attacker (gunman)  was extremely calm when he was killing  the children and Elders in the mosque. 

Injured person from Christ church attack  strechered to a hospital
Injured person from Christ church attack  strechered to a hospital 

The attack left not less than   49 people dead and over  48 people injured in the two mosques which were attacked in the South Island city and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says  it is "one of New Zealand's darkest days."

 Anwar Alsaleh was preparing for Friday prayers on the Muslim holy day at the Masjid al Noor mosque in central Christchurch -- where 41 victims were killed -- when a gunman walked in.

 Anwar hid in a bathroom and tried to call emergency services as shots rang out, telling he heard the gunman say an expletive about Muslims and "We're going to kill you today." 

He said he heard people begging for their lives. "They shot them until they died," he said.

 At least another seven people died at the Linwood Avenue mosque, about five kilometres away, where Syed Mazharuddin said a man wearing body armour and a helmet opened fire. 

 "Just around the entrance door there were elderly people sitting there praying and he just started shooting at them," he told the New Zealand Herald. 

"There was a lady screaming and he shot her point blank in the face."

 The attacker live-streamed the attack, with footage showing him firing repeatedly at worshippers as he moves from room to room. 

 Witnesses at the Masjid al Noor mosque said the shooter was a white male with magazines of ammunition strapped to his legs. One told Radio New Zealand the gunman was "very calm" during the rampage. 

 Some survivors said they  scrambled through broken windows and also played  dead among the carnage in a bid to survive.

 Carl Pomare was driving past the Masjid al Noor with an employee when he saw people running from the mosque and falling to the ground. 

 They pulled over and tried to help the injured, including a five-year-old girl.

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