Manny Pacquiao offers his prayers to victims of Christchurch mass shooting

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 01:31 AM March 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao offered his prayers to not only the victims but also the whole Christchurch community after two mass shootings occurred on the New Zealand city Friday.

Pacquiao took to Twitter to express his condolences of the “awful tragedy.”


“Thoughts and prayers for the people of Christchurch, NZ during this awful tragedy,” posted Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division World champion.

As per reports, 49 people were killed after four individuals opened fire on two mosques.

Investigators believe the attack stemmed from anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim ideas.

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