NZ police trial armed patrols after mosques shooting

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand police announced the introduction of armed patrols in response to the Christchurch mosques massacre in which 51 Muslim worshippers were killed. The force prides itself on operating largely as an unarmed service, but Commissioner Mike Bush said changes needed to be implemented after the worst mass shooting in modern New Zealand history in March. More details in Saturday’s Borneo Bulletin.