President condemns shooting at New Zealand mosques

Published: March 15, 2019 20:48:28 | Updated: March 16, 2019 10:35:37

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President Md Abdul Hamid on Friday condemned the shooting at two mosques in New Zealand and reiterated Bangladesh’s firm commitment against terrorism.

“We are deeply shocked to learn the shooting incidents at two mosques in Christchurch of New Zealand. We strongly condemn this heinous act of terrorism,” the President said in a message, reports BSS.

The head of the state expressed his heartfelt condolence at the loss of lives and prayed for early recovery of the injured ones, the message added.

Media reports said the shooting at two crowded mosques during Friday prayers in Christchurch left at least 49, including three Bangladeshi nationals, killed and wounding scores others.

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