London, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned an attack on Muslim worshipers in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, which left more than 40 people killed and others injured.

"On behalf of the UK, my deepest condolences to the people of New Zealand after the horrifying terrorist attack in Christchurch. My thoughts are with all of those affected by this sickening act of violence", May said in a tweet on Friday.

New Zealand authorities today confirmed that 49 people had been killed in the terrorist shootings at two mosques, while at least 20 others were injured.

Source: Jordan News Agency