PM Modi condemns Christchurch attack: In a letter to New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Modi underlined the solidarity of India with the people of his country in this difficult time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed “deep shock and sorrow” on the death of people in India’s heinous terrorist attack, while India strongly condemned terrorism and stressed on all those who support such acts of violence.
In the mass shootings in two mosques full of worshipers participating in Friday prayers, at least 49 people died in Christchurch, while many explosive devices were defused, which is a carefully planned racist attack.
PM Modi condemns Christchurch attack, writes to NZ PM to express solidarity
“The Prime Minister expressed deep anguish and sorrow over the loss of lives of innocent people in a heinous terrorist attack on the sites of Christchurch,” the Foreign Ministry said in an official release.
“The Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and all those who support the acts of violence, emphasizing that hatred and violence have no place in the diverse and democratic societies.
Modi expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved families in this brutal attack, in this difficult time, he urgently requested New Zealand’s friendly people to reduce and unite India’s unity.
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, “This is one of New Zealand’s darkest days, it was an unprecedented act of violence.” He also said that it was a terror attack.
The New Zealand Police Commissioner has said that the suspects are not being actively searched for. To play Test matches, Bangladesh cricket team in Christchurch was in the mosque, but all the members escaped unhoney, opener Tamim Iqbal tweeted. For the latest updates and trending news, you can visit www.indiatimelines.com.
Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman Jalal Yunus said that most of the team members were taken to the mosque and when the incident took place, they were going to enter. They told AFP, “They are safe, but they are mentally surprised, we have asked the team to stay in the hotel.”