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Mamata condemns terror attack in Christchurch

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Condemning the terror attack in Christchurch, Chief Minister Friday said 'terrorism in any form must be defeated.'

Banerjee said on her official twitter handle, "Terrorism in any form must be defeated. Humanity is about spreading peace and harmony. Strongly condemn the dastardly terror attack in "

"Condolences to the grieving families and strength to the injured to recover," she tweeted.

At least 49 worshippers were killed in attacks on the in central Christchurch and the in the city's outer suburb, in what appeared to be the worst attack on Muslims in a western country.

India's High Commission in was ascertaining details about the possibility of being affected in the Christchurch attacks amidst unconfirmed reports that nine Indian nationals were missing after the shootings.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 23:00 IST