CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AFP) — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that New Zealand’s threat level had been raised to “high” in response to a deadly terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch.
“We have lifted our threat level from low to high,” Ardern said, adding that three people had been detained who were not on extremist watch lists.
“We have tightened our response from our agencies at the border, at the airports. In fact, at every level, we have a heightened response.”
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