Tamil Canadians send condolences to Obama on school tragedy
TORONTO: In a message to US President Barack Obama, the Canadian Tamil Congress has expressed its shock over the loss of innocent lives in shooting in an elementary school in Newtown last week.
Sending its condolences to the White House, Canadian Tamil Congress president Umasuthan Suntharamoorthy said, “Dear President Obama, the tragedy that unfolded in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown has been felt by people all across the globe. As a community that went through untold losses of lives not too long ago, we understand and feel the pain and suffering the entire community in Newtown area must be going through at the moment.
“Words cannot express the shock and sorrow we feel at this tragedy and the pain that must be felt by those who lost loved ones. The hearts and prayers of Tamil Canadians are with your nation during these difficult days.”