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Mayor pays tribute to victims of Las Vegas shooting

Thursday 5 October 2017

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough has paid tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Mayor Paul Reid

Councillor Paul Reid has written letters expressing his sympathies to the US Consulate in Belfast and London.

In his letters, Cllr Reid said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this devastating attack on innocent people in Las Vegas.

“I wish to express my shock and sadness of the dreadful attack at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, which resulted in the loss of so many lives and left many others seriously injured.

“It has been extremely difficult to hear of the many lives that have been lost as a result of this devastating attack. On behalf of Council and the Borough of Mid and East Antrim, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the citizens of the United States of America at this difficult time.”