Dalai Lama calls Orlando shooting a 'very serious tragedy'

By REUTERS
June 13, 2016 17:27

WASHINGTON- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday called the shooting in Orlando, Florida, in which 50 people died at the weekend, "a very serious tragedy."

Speaking at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, the Buddhist leader called on the audience to observe a moment of silence. "Yesterday, very serious tragedy, Orlando. So let us some silent prayer, OK," he said.


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