New Zealand has imposed an immediate ban on assault weapons following the Christchurch massacre that claimed the lives of 50 mosque-goers.
Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern announced assault rifles and military-style semi-automatic weapons would be banned with immediate effect, making a pledge to ensure that nothing like Christchurch massacre ever occurs in the Pacific nation again.
Source- AIR World Service
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains Exam:
- New Zealand Capital: Wellington, Currency: New Zealand dollar.