Turkey condemns deadly Las Vegas attack which killed 58

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 02.10.2017 16:29
Updated 02.10.2017 18:46
People take cover at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada (AFP Photo)
People take cover at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada (AFP Photo)

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan condemned the deadly attack in Las Vegas, which left 58 people killed and 515 injured.

The Foreign Ministry also issued a statement expressing sympathy and condolences for the victims and their loves ones. The ministry noted that they are collaborating with Turkey's Consulate General in Los Angeles to determine if there were any Turkish citizens among the victims.

In a message released on his official Twitter account, Deputy Prime Minister and Government Spokesman Bekir Bozdağ said that Turkey is against all forms of violence, attacks and terror.

"We offer our condolences to the families of the deceased in the attack targeting participants of a music festival in Las Vegas, to the American people and to the U.S. We condemn this horrible, abominable attack. We share the pain of the families of the American people," Bozdağ said.

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