Ardern says Christchurch bodies to return to families by Wednesday

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Ardern says Christchurch bodies to return to families by Wednesday

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the bodies of the victims of the Christchurch mosque attack will be returned to their families by Wednesday.

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Ardern says Christchurch bodies to return to families by Wednesday

(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said some of the bodies of the victims of the Christchurch mosque attack would be returned to their families on Sunday (March 17), as the number of deaths rose to 50 after police found another victim at one of the mosques.

She added that she expected all bodies to be returned by Wednesday (March 20).

Ardern also said members of parliament would pay tribute in the house on Tuesday (March 19).

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