Yesterday (March 15), shooters opened fire on two mosques during morning prayers, killing 49 and injuring 20 at ChristChurch in New Zealand. Reportedly, the gunman Brenton Tarrant is from Australia and planned the attacks as he wanted vengeance for deaths in Europe for a long time.
Meanwhile, many Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and others took to their Twitter page to condemn the New Zealand mosque attacks.
"T 3119 - .. we live in difficult times .. sad and terrifying .. prayers."
"Deepest condolences to the victims and their families of this terrible attack in New Zealand. Just terrible news."
"I'm so sorry New Zealand for what happened. I'm so sorry to the Muslim community for all the bigotry and hate you all are facing. I'm so sorry and so very heartbroken for all of you."
"Social media. Violence. Validation. Mental health. Terrorise. Xenophobia. Hate. Bloodlust. Very sad. What a tragic day... #NewZealandMosqueAttack."
"Such a sad day. So heartbreaking to think that we live in such a cruel world. My thoughts and prayers to all those who lost people they love. #NewZealandMosqueAttack."
"Deeply shocked and saddened by this cowardly act of violence in Christchurch. My heart goes out to all the families affected by this tragedy May god give peace to the souls of the departed & strength to their families left behind. R.I.P."