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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina condemns Christchurch mosques attacks

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina condemns Christchurch mosques attacks

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Mar 2019, 01:08 pm

Dhaka, Mar 15 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday condemned the attacks on two churches in New Zealand's Christchurch city which left 49 people killed.

In a message to her New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern, Hasina has expressed her deep shock and condemned the shootings in the New Zealand mosques, according to the prime minister’s press wing, reported bdnews24.

At least 49 people have died in New Zealand's worst terror attack in which gunmen stormed two city mosques on Friday and opened fire, police commissioner Mark Bush said.

Briefing the media in Wellington, police chief Bush said: "At the Deans Avenue mosque, we now know that 41 people have lost their lives. And at Linwood Avenue, seven have lost their lives."

More than 40 have been injured and one of them has succumbed to injuries. Consequently, the death toll in this attack stands at 49.