The world was in state of shock after news came about shooting at two New Zealand mosques. In the heinous crime a gunmen opened fire inside the mosque which killed 49 people and left many injured. While there has been an outpour of messages from people on social media regarding the unfortunate incident, several Indian celebrities have also put out posts mourning the attack.
Actor and comedian Sunil Grover wrote on Twitter, “Where are we heading! Deeply saddened to know the violence #ChristchurchAttack prayers are with the victims and their families.” On the other hand, Roadies judge Rannvijay Singha requested people to not share the video of the shooting that has made its way to several social media accounts.
It’s heartbreaking to hear about the New Zealand Christchurch Mosque shooting that killed 49 people.This is so sad. It’s so sickening. Praying for their friends and family. #prayforpeace #prayfornewzealand
— Rannvijay Singha (@rannvijaysingha) March 15, 2019
Tragic news .. My thoughs and my prayers go out to the victims and their families in New Zealand 🙏🏿
— Rahul Dev Official (@RahulDevRising) March 15, 2019
I’ve just been forwarded a video of the gruesome #Christchurch murders on WhatsApp. I pray we all do not watch nor share such clips. It is Evil perpetuating itself.
— रanviर_ डhoरeय_ (@RanvirShorey) March 15, 2019
My heart is broken seeing Christchurch attack on fellow human beings.This kind of blind hatred and violence..on any one is barbaric.. we human beings can not continue to live with such cycle of violence on this earth..my deepest condolences and prayers to the families of victims
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) March 15, 2019
I’m shocked & disgusted by this barbaric terrorist attack due to a sickening mindset of #Islamophobia!
May Allah SWT grant Jannah to those innocent people killed in New Zealand today, give a fast recovery to those injured & strength to the suffering families.#StopTerrorism https://t.co/aS9X6UYit2
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) March 15, 2019
Devastated to hear about the #ChristchurchMosqueAttack. We must unite & utterly condemn hate everywhere. Thinking about the victims, their families & the people of #NewZealand. PM @jacindaardern’s speech was astute & powerful.
— Nazanin Boniadi (@NazaninBoniadi) March 15, 2019
The gunman has been identified as 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant, who, before the attack, posted a photograph of himself in a car with loaded weapons. He also live-streamed a video of the shooting. According to reports, he was Australia-born.