Banned the sale of all rifles.New Zealand has banned the sale of assault and semi-automatic rifles across the country, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“The Cabinet agreed on the need to amend the legislation at a meeting on Monday, 72 hours after the horrific attack in Christchurch”, she said.
Such actions were a result of the attack two mosques of the new Zealand city of Christchurch, which occurred March 15. The attacker shot the parishioners, leading online broadcast in the Internet.
The victims of the attack were 50 people, including women and children. Hospitalized with gunshot wounds have been 48 victims.
The shooter, 28-year-old Australian citizen Brandon Tarrant was arrested the same day. He is accused of killings during attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, where at that time there were hundreds of people.