Maimane sends condolences to families of New Zealand mosque victims

Maimane sends condolences to families of New Zealand mosque victims

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, shared his condolences with the families of the mass shooting victims at two New Zealand mosques.

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On Friday, the world was rocked by news of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. According to The Guardian, 49 people were killed and 48 more sustained injuries.

Mmusi Maimane joined millions of people across the world to share his condolences with the victims' families.

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"My heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of those whose lives were lost in the shooting at the Mosque in New Zealand today. Violence and hate only breeds more violence and hate. Praying for peace in New Zealand and the world," Maimane wrote on Twitter.

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Although his message was appreciated, Briefly.co.za saw social media users questioned the DA leader on why he remains mum on tragedies closer to home.

Qhawe Khumalo, who goes by the Twitter handle‏ @QhaweKhumalo2, commented: "Mmusi that's appreciated. However, you are silent on Mozambique floods right next door. Your African credentials are in doubt. You support Israel and its apartheid. Really son of the soil!"
Sonwabile Spayidile,‏ @sosospay, added: "Where are the condolences for the child who was killed in #MondeorHigh?"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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