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Monday, 09 October 2017

Sudan Condemns Las Vegas Shooting

Khartoum -- Sudan has condemned the latest incident of shooting in Las Vegas, the USA, in which at least 58 people were killed and more than 500 were hurt Sunday night when Stephen Paddock rained gunfire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, according to CNN.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign described the incident as an "antihuman crime and against all human values and principles."
"In the name of the government and on behalf of the people of Sudan, the ministry extends its heartfelt sorrows to the families of the victims and the US government," the statement read.
The ministry further wished speedy recovery for the injured, expressing its categorical abhorrence to all criminal acts, indiscriminate killing of the innocent, intimidating the peaceful, prohibited by all international legislations and laws.
The Ministry Foreign reiterated its call on the international community to concert efforts and cooperation in the face of all forms of terrorist and criminal activities.
Las Vegas shooting was painted as the deadliest shooting in modern US history. The victims include a nurse, a police records technician, a special education teacher, and a school office manager.

While, the US President Donald Trump described the shooting as an "act of pure evil" and said he will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday to meet with families of the victims, according to CNN.

Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert

The city is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada.