Israel's Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer expressed his sympathies on Sunday to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community buildings in a Kansas City suburb.

"My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the Jewish community of Kansas," he said on Twitter.

At least three people died after a gunman opened fired outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas and the nearby Village Shalom retirement home.

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