‘My heart and soul is in grief’: Muslims in Christchurch mourn victims of massacre
In the wake of the worst mass killing in the nation’s history, New Zealanders have rallied around the shocked community
In the silence that wrapped Christchurch after a day of sirens, many struggled to find the language for what had happened to the city.
At a cordon several metres from the mosques where the deadly rampage unfolded on Friday, people came, one by one, to pay their respects. A few shed quiet tears or spoke in hushed tones, but mostly, they just stood and watched.