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Ardern: Muslim Communities and Terror Attack

ardern: While New Zealanders and Muslim communities around the world are both grieving and showing compassion for one another, they are also quite rightly asking questions on how this terror attack was able to happen here, Ardern said, according to CTV. Her Cabinet had previously agreed on holding an inquiry, but had not decided what level of investigation. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that it would hold a Royal Commission of Inquiry, the country's highest form of investigation. She said royal commissions are usually reserved for matters of the gravest public importance and that was clearly appropriate in this case. In short, the inquiry will look at what could have or should have been done to prevent the attack, Ardern said. She said the exact terms of the inquiry, including its duration, would be finalized over the next two weeks. ( As reported in the news.