Mosques in New Zealand and around the globe have been inundated with floral tributes and messages of help after a bloodbath in Christchurch that killed 49 Muslims.
The strongest response from the general public was in New Zealand, which is reeling within the wake of the worst peacetime mass killing within the nation’s historical past.
Unable to succeed in the mosques that had been focused by the shooter due to a cordon, individuals left piles of flowers and playing cards as shut as they had been allowed to go.
Flowers had been laid exterior a mosque in Wellington the place members of the general public additionally drew messages of help on the footpath in chalk.
There have been comparable scenes exterior mosques in Auckland, the nation’s largest metropolis.
The outpouring of help for the Muslim group was so massive that exterior some mosques there was nowhere for well-wishers to park. Some messages learn: “We love you”, “We are one” and “Forever changed”.
In Australia, the response to the bloodbath was equally heartfelt, with tributes pouring into mosques throughout the nation.
Others supplied help of a unique form.
The outpouring of help continued in America the place individuals additionally left candles exterior mosques.
Muslim locations of worship in Canada additionally noticed tributes.
In Britain, solidarity was additionally on present.