Multiple fatalities confirmed after shooting at two Christchurch mosques

One person is in custody, Police Commissioner Mike Bush said, but it is not know if other gunmen are still on the loose.

A person appearing to be a white supremacist issued a warning on social media ahead of the attack and appears to have streamed live video of at least one of the shootings taking place.

Parts of central Christchurch, including schools, are in lockdown after the incidents.

Eyewitnesses said as many as 15 people may been hit at one mosque, the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave.

Florida university bridge collapses leaving 'several fatalities’

Images of the buckled structure at the college in Miami were shared across social media on Thursday afternoon.

A Florida Highway Patrol official said there were several fatalities, but police have yet to confirm a number.

It was unclear how many people were still trapped in eight vehicles beneath the bridge, Miami officials said.

"This is going to be a long incident. We are going to have rescuers here through the night, if not longer," Miami-Dade Fire Chief Dave Downey said on Thursday.

Vanuatu NDMO investigates reports of 2 deaths, expired food packages and medicines

NDMO Director Shadrack Welegtabit said they are also looking into a report of food packages and medicines being out of date or expired.

During the response phases, the NDMO only received reports of injuries sustained by two people in Toga and Merelava.

A statement said the injured people received treatment from medical teams and are reported recovering.

Mr Welegtabit, said the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) will make further enquiries to confirm any information regarding the possibility of fatalities during Tropical Cyclone Donna.