Secretary-General Deeply Saddened by Mass Shooting in United States

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6 November 2017

Secretary-General Deeply Saddened by Mass Shooting in United States

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to learn of the horrific shooting in a Baptist church in the small town of Sutherland Springs, Texas.  He extends his condolences to the bereaved families and to the Government and people of the United States and hopes for a speedy recovery of those wounded.

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