At least 49 people have been killed and 20 injured after gunmen opened fire on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

According to a report by CNN, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 'called the incident a terrorist attack' in a Friday press conference.

The entire world is in a state of shock and grief after the dastardly attack at places of worship.

We pray for the victims' families and wish speedy recovery to those who were injured in the shootout.