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World

Web Desk
March 15, 2019

Malala ‘heartbroken’ for New Zealand after terrorist attack

World

Web Desk
Fri, Mar 15, 2019

London: Pakistani Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai has said that she is ‘heartbroken’ for New Zealand after terrorist attacked two mosques in Christchurch.

Malala took to Twitter saying “Heartbroken for #NewZealand.”

Malala also prayed for the for the victims and their families and also requested others for pray for them.

Earlier, Malala’s father condemned the terrorist attack in New Zealand, saying “I am deeply shocked and don’t have adequate words to condemn the deadliest massacre in the mosque Alnoor in Christchurch.”

Also Read: Christchurch Shooting: Horrifying video of New Zealand mosque attack live streamed on Facebook

He added “Terrorism is the worst enemy of our shared humanity.”

Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead Friday, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the assault that triggered the lockdown of the New Zealand city.

In what appeared to be the worst attack against Muslims in a western country, witnesses spoke of victims being shot at close range, with women and children believed to be among those killed.