Christchurch terror attack: Shooter published manifesto online hours earlier

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Manifesto of a madman: Christchurch shooter posted 87-page rant online foreshadowing the massacre - telling how he was 'inspired' by Norway killer Anders Breivik and why he decided to switch targets at the last minute Gunman posted a manifesto online hours before opening fire inside a mosque  The terrorist described himself as a 28-year-old who was born in Australia  He wrote in the document that he took inspiration from mas killer Anders Breivik 

By Josh Hanrahan and Stephen Gibbs for Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:21 GMT, 15 March 2019 | Updated: 04:34 GMT, 15 March 2019

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A terrorist who opened fire on a New Zealand mosque published an online manifesto detailing his plans to carry out a massacre hours before the attack.

The 87-page document, which he called 'The Great Replacement', was published by Brenton Tarrant on the morning before he opened fire inside the Al Noor Mostque in Christchurch.

At least 27 people are believed to have been killed.

It is understood the suspected shooter is an Australian, aged 28. 

The manifesto reveals in chilling details his grievances, why he picked the mosque and claims he was inspired by Norway mass shooter Anders Behring Breivik.

Brenton Tarrant, 28, opened fire on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday

Brenton Tarrant, 28, opened fire on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday

A terrorist who opened fire on a New Zealand mosque published an online manifesto detailing his plans to carry out a massacre hours before the attack

A terrorist who opened fire on a New Zealand mosque published an online manifesto detailing his plans to carry out a massacre hours before the attack

'I have read the writings of Dylan Roof and many others, but only really took true inspiration from Knight Justiciar Breivik,' he wrote.

The suspected shooter

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