Queen Elizabeth express grieve over New Zealand killing

Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her sadness over the attacks on two mosques on Friday which left 49 people dead in New Zealand.

She said in a message, “I have been deeply saddened by the appalling events in Christchurch… At this tragic time, my thoughts and prayers are with all New Zealanders.

“Prince Philip and I send our condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives,” she said, paying tribute to emergency workers and volunteers providing support to the injured.

Queen Elizabeth, 92, the world’s oldest and longest-serving living monarch, is the queen of 15 other realms besides Britain, including Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

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Source: AFP

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