Texas church shooting: Georgia stands with American people in solidarity

The site of a shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on November 5. Photo by Associated Press
Agenda.ge, 06 Nov 2017 - 11:32, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian leaders have expressed their solidarity and support for the people and government of the United States after yesterday’s mass shooting at a Texas church.

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili took to Twitter to express his sorrow.

"Our thoughts are with the American people and the families of the victims of the Sutherland Springs Texas church mass shooting”, he wrote.

President Giorgi Margvelashvili also used Twitter to show his solidarity.

"Our thoughts are with the victims and all those affected by the mass shooting in Texas. We stand with the US government and American people in solidarity”, he wrote.

A gunman opened fire at a Texas church during a Sunday service resulting in 26 people, including children, being killed and 20 others wounded.

The incident took place at the First Baptist Church in the town of Sutherland Springs.