New Zealand prepares for first burials of Christchurch attack victims

A poster hangs at a memorial site for victims of Friday's shooting, in front of Christchurch Botanic Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Preparations were underway on Tuesday to begin burials of victims from the Christchurch mosques attacks after days of intense grieving for the 50 people killed by a lone gunman in New Zealand’s worst-ever mass shooting. Bodies of the victims of Friday’s attacks were being washed and prepared for burial in a Muslim […]

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