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UN chief shocked by mass shooting in Texas elementary school that killed 21

UN chief Antonio Guterres was deeply shocked and saddened by the heinous mass shooting in an elementary school in Texas, the US, said his spokesman

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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a news conference with Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Friday, July 2, 2021. (AP Photo)

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was deeply shocked and saddened by the heinous mass shooting in an elementary school in Texas, the United States, said his spokesman.
It is particularly heart-wrenching that most of the victims are children, said Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman, in a statement on Tuesday.
The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and to the entire community, the statement added.
An 18-year-old man opened fire at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday afternoon, killing 21 people, including 19 children, Xinhua news agency reported.
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First Published: May 25 2022 | 12:23 PM IST

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