Bangladesh cricket team escapes Christchurch shooting | Other Sports

Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal confirmed the cricket staff escaped a capturing in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday.

New Zealand Police confirmed they’d responded to photographs fired in central Christchurch at round 13:40 native time (00:40 GMT).

They later stated there have been “a number of fatalities” after shootings at a minimum of two mosques.

Bangladesh is in Christchurch forward of its third Check towards New Zealand, scheduled to begin on Saturday, and Tamim tweeted the staff had been caught up within the tragedy.

“Complete staff acquired saved from lively shooters!!!” Tamim wrote on Twitter.

“Horrifying expertise and please maintain us in your prayers #christchurchMosqueAttack.”

Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim additionally tweeted, writing: “Alhamdulillah Allah save [sic] us at present whereas capturing in Christchurch within the mosque…we r [sic] extraordinarily fortunate…by no means need to see this [sic] issues occur once more….pray for us.”

In a short assertion posted on Twitter, Bangladesh confirmed the staff was secure.

“All members of the Bangladesh Cricket Workforce in Christchurch, New Zealand are safely again within the resort following the incident of capturing within the metropolis,” they stated.

“The Bangladesh Cricket Board [BCB] is in fixed contact with the gamers and staff administration.”

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