Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed condolences following back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that have rocked the United States and reinvigorated an ongoing national debate over white nationalism and gun control.

“In the past 24 hours, we have witnessed two murderous attacks in Texas and Ohio,” Netanyahu tweeted on Sunday evening. “On behalf of all government ministers and all citizens of Israel, I send condolences to the bereaved families, best wishes for recovery to the injured, and solidarity with the American people.”

Nine people were killed and 26 injured when a gunman identified as Connor Betts, 24, of Bellbrook, Ohio, opened fire in downtown Dayton, only hours after a man opened fire in a crowded El Paso, Texas, shopping area, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. Just days before, on July 28, a 19-year-old shot and killed three people, including two children, at Northern California’s Gilroy Garlic Festival.

Prime Minister Netanyahu said, “In the past 24 hours, we have witnessed two murderous attacks in Texas and Ohio. On behalf of all government ministers and all citizens of Israel, I send condolences to the bereaved families, best wishes for recovery to the injured, and solidarity with the American people.”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also reacted to the shootings, taking to Twitter to express his sympathy saying, “I’m deeply saddened by the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Our hearts go out to the victims and all those affected by these appalling acts of violence.”

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