2021 Auckland Countdown stabbing

Terrorist event in Auckland, NZ

On 3 September 2021 at 14:40 NZST, six people were stabbed at the LynnMall Countdown supermarket in New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand.[1] The attacker was being followed by police. They shot him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.[2]

The incident is being treated as terrorism[1] and is "ISIS-inspired".[3]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Man shot dead by police after injuring multiple people at Lynn Mall supermarket Auckland". Stuff. 2021-09-03. Retrieved 2021-09-03.
  2. "Man shot dead at Countdown supermarket in Auckland". RNZ. 2021-09-03. Retrieved 2021-09-03.
  3. "New Zealand PM Ardern says supermarket stabbing was 'terrorist attack'". BBC News. 2021-09-03. Retrieved 2021-09-03.