Global Outpouring of Grief: S Jaishankar Expresses Sorrow Over Prague Tragedy
Global Outpouring of Grief: S Jaishankar Expresses Sorrow Over Prague Tragedy

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expressed deep sorrow on Friday in response to the tragic shooting incident at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, where 14 people lost their lives. Jaishankar took to X to extend his condolences to the families of the victims, stating, "Saddened by the news of the shooting incident at Prague's Charles University. Deepest condolences to the families of the victims."

The incident, which occurred on Thursday, involved a 24-year-old Czech student named David Kozak, who not only shot and killed his father but also carried out a mass shooting at Charles University. This event stands as the worst mass shooting in the country's history. The tragic incident left at least 25 others injured, and the Czech government declared a day of mourning for Saturday to honor and remember the victims. According to reports, police had received a tip-off suggesting that the suspect, David Kozak, was likely en route to the university in Prague from his residence just outside the Czech capital, with intentions that hinted at potential self-harm. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

This shocking incident has sent ripples of grief not only across the Czech Republic but has also drawn international attention, prompting expressions of sympathy and solidarity from leaders and individuals worldwide. The tragic loss of lives and the impact on the university community are significant concerns, and the authorities are working to unravel the circumstances leading to this devastating event.

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