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Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of murdering 49 people worshiping at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, chose his weapons carefully. He didn’t settle on five firearms because he thought they’d cause maximum damage, however — he allegedly used guns in an attempt to provoke a race war by sowing further division in the United States.

“There were five guns used by the primary perpetrator,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reported at a Saturday morning press conference in Wellington. “There were two semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns,” she said. “A lever-action firearm was also found.”

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Tarrant obtained a gun license in November 2017.

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The Muslim-hating New Zealand mosque shooter carried out the heinous attack using five guns that were obtained legally, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a day after the massacre.

Australian-born Brenton Tarrant, 28, who has been charged with murder in the Friday afternoon terror attack that left 49 worshippers dead, used two semi-automatic weapons, two shotguns and one lever-action firearm during the massacres at two mosques in Christchurch, according to Ardern.

The article goes on to state the following:

Ardern did not identify Tarrant by name, but said that the shooter had obtained a gun license in November 2017 and started purchasing the weapons used a month later.

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