Trump tweets condolences to Las Vegas shooting victims

2017-10-02 14:38
Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. (John Locher, AP)

Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. (John Locher, AP)

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WATCH: 'It's fireworks' - concert goer in Vegas as multiple gunshots heard

2017-10-02 11:48

At least 50 people have died, including two off-duty officers, with more than 200 injured after a gunman opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Watch the moment the shots were heard. WATCH

Washington - US President Donald Trump is extending condolences to the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas and their families.

In a tweet on Monday, Trump offered: "My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!"

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White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump was "briefed on the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas".

Sanders said "We are monitoring the situation closely and offer our full support to state and local officials. All of those affected are in our thoughts and prayers."

A gunman's attack on the Sunday night country music concert killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200.

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