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Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:13
CE mourns New Zealand attack victims
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Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:13 By chinadailyasia.com

Flowers and tributes are placed outside the Islamic Centre in Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand, March 16, 2019. (NEW ZEALAND HERALD VIA AP)

HONG KONG - Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Friday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in the terrorist attack in New Zealand.

Lam extended sympathies and condolences to the injured and families of the victims.

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"Hong Kong and New Zealand are open and diverse societies, embracing respect and inclusiveness," Lam said.

“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the severe casualties caused by the terrorist attack in New Zealand. Our thoughts are with the New Zealand people during this difficult time and we strongly condemn the terrorist attack," she said.

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