Christchurch attack touches Microsoft community

March 18 2019

The terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday has touched the country's Microsoft community.

Among the fifty killed while at  mosques in the city were Syed Jahandad Ali and Atta Elayyan, both Microsoft technology professionals.

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