Christchurch shootings: Bangladesh group ‘in stun’ subsequent to seeing assault

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Bangladesh’s cricketers are “in stun” subsequent to seeing the deadly mass shooting in a New Zealand mosque on Friday, says opener Tamim Iqbal.

Players and training staff were 50 yards from the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch when the shooting started.

“The most exceedingly awful part was we were observing every one of those things happening live, so it was extremely frightening,” said Tamim.

It is comprehended a pre-coordinate news gathering overran, postponing the group’s landing in the mosque.

They were because of play New Zealand in the third Test of their arrangement yet that coordinate, because of begin on Saturday at Canterbury’s Hagley Oval, has been dropped.

Addressing Radio New Zealand, Tamim included: “New Zealand has been excellent and extremely safe at whatever point we have been.

“This is the first occasion when that, in New Zealand as well as anyplace else, that I have encountered this. It was a stun.

“The young men were rationally in stun. There are still many individuals in stun. I was in stun as well, so I couldn’t express a lot to them.

“It will require investment to get over it,” included the 29-year-old, who said he would “appeal to God for the unfortunate casualties that have lost their lives and petition to God for their families”.

Tamim Iqbal

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, the principle suspect in the killings, showed up in court on a solitary homicide allegation on Saturday.

Bangladesh’s mentor, previous England wicketkeeper Steve Rhodes, stated: “Clearly the entire experience has cut up the entire group and staff.

“Everyone just thoroughly feels for the general population concerned and the families concerned; the one’s deserted tragically losing some magnificent individuals.

“I can’t educate you a lot of regarding the occasions since I was at the ground when the fellows went yet they’re altogether disturbed and it’s an extraordinary disgrace for the entire word truly when things like this occur in Christchurch.

“When you’re feeling the manner in which you’re feeling, the folks simply need to be with their families and that is absolutely justifiable.”

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