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New Zealand terror attack: The Queen "deeply saddened" over mosque attacks

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Elizabeth II wearing a hat: Queen Elizabeth II leaves following the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday March 11, 2019. See PA story ROYAL Commonwealth. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire © PA Queen Elizabeth II leaves following the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday March 11, 2019. See PA story ROYAL Commonwealth. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The Queen has said she is "deeply saddened by the appalling events in Christchurch today"

She added: "Prince Philip and I send our condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives."

A statement from the Palace said: "I have been deeply saddened by the appalling events in Christchurch today. Prince Philip and I send our condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives."

"I also pay tribute to the emergency services and volunteers who are providing support to those who have been injured.

At this tragic time, my thoughts and prayers are with all New Zealanders."

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