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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a large-scale investigation into the circumstances of the terrorist attack on Christchurch mosques leaving 50 people killed, The Guardian reported.

The royal commission of inquiry is formed in New Zealand in emergency cases and all include special services’ representative, the police officers as well as specialists from customs and the migration service.

“It is important that no stone is left unturned to get to the bottom of how this act of terrorism occurred and what, if any, opportunities we had to stop it,” she told reporters.

As reported earlier, 50 people have been killed, some 50 injured as the result of two attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15.

The attack was committed by 28-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant. Before the attack Brenton Tarrant distributed on the web and sent some politicians his manifesto containing anti-migrant and anti-Muslim wordings.

Tarrant was shooting the attack on video which was dismantled on social media. Facebook said they deleted 1.5 million videos of the attack over 24 hours. After the attack New Zealand's government decided to ban automated guns and rifles.

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