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Officers who stopped Christchurch mosque attacker get award

Officers who stopped Christchurch mosque attacker get award
Wednesday 16
13:50 2019

Two New Zealand police officers who managed to arrest a man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques earlier this year have been cited for their role in preventing more deaths. The officers were awarded the 2019 New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award on Wednesday. During the attack seven months ago, the officers rammed the suspect's car off the road in the city of Christchurch and dragged him from the vehicle. The officers are credited with saving lives after Brenton Tarrant wrote in his manifesto that he planned to attack a third mosque in the town of Ashburton. The ...

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Summary: New Zealand officers credited for saving more lives after stalling white supremacist's plan to attack a third mosque.

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