How to spot a terror attack at a local mosque


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Authorities say two people are dead after a shooting at a Wellington mosque.

Police say a man who was shot died at the scene.

Police have not released details about the shooting.

A third person was wounded.

Police say the man who died was a mosque security guard.

The shooting happened at the Faisal Al-Mansouri Mosque, in Wellington’s North Shore.

Witnesses told police that the man, who was wearing a head scarf and gloves, was standing outside when he was shot.

Witness Kari Muhrkau said the gunman opened fire.

“I saw a guy who had a mask on and a gun, and he shot him in the head,” Muhkau told Newshub.

Police said the man was shot in the leg.

The man is in a stable condition.

Police are investigating the shooting, and a number of people have been taken into custody.

The shooter was described as a white male in his late 20s, about 6 feet tall and 175 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, white pants, and black shoes.

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