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UN chief extends condolences over US mass shooting

Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the UN, has expressed shock and sorrow at the shooting spree in California’s Monterey Park.

In a statement, Stephane Dujarric, the chief spokesperson for the UN chief, said.

Local authorities reported that ten people were hurt in addition to the five men and five women who were slain in the mass shooting that occurred Saturday night in Monterey Park, a city that is 16 kilometers east of downtown Los Angeles.

On Monday, the dead toll had increased to 11.
According to Dujarric, Guterres “extends his profound condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and wishes the injured a swift recovery.”

The statement further stated that the secretary-general “expresses solidarity with the Asian-American community in the United States of America.”

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