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Trump condemns mass shooting in Texas, calls it 'act of cowardice'

A mass shooting took place in a Walmart store in Texas. At least 20 were killed by the attacker


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US President condemned Saturday's mass shooting at a Walmart store in Texas as an act cowardice, saying there could be no justification for the killing of innocent people.

"Today's shooting in El Paso, Texas was not only tragic, it was an act of cowardice," Trump wrote on Twitter.

"I know that I stand with everyone in this Country to condemn today's hateful act. There are no reasons or excuses that will ever justify killing innocent people."

First Published: Sun, August 04 2019. 09:08 IST