Royal family members share their condolences following the tragic Bondi incident

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In a tragic incident at Westfield in Bondi Junction on Saturday 13 April, Joel Cauchi killed six people in an unprovoked stabbing attack. The attack heartbreakingly led to the deaths of five women and one man.

Following the incident in Bondi over the weekend, members of the British royal family have released messages of support.

Buckingham Palace released a message from His Majesty. (Image: Getty)

“My wife and I were utterly shocked and horrified to hear of the tragic stabbing incident in Bondi,” a message from King Charles III wrote.

“Our hearts go out to the families and loved ones of those who have been so brutally killed during such a senseless attack.

“While details of these shocking circumstances are still emerging, our thoughts are also with those who were involved in the response, and we give thanks for the bravery of the first responders and emergency services,” His Majesty shared via a statement on the royal family’s Instagram page.

William and Kate took to X to post a statement. (Image: Getty)

The Prince and Princess of Wales also issued a statement of their own following the ordeal, taking to their social media pages to express their ‘shock’ and ‘sadness’.

“We are shocked and saddened by the terrible events in Sydney earlier today,” the message read on Prince William and Kate Middleton’s X (formerly Twitter) account.

“Our thoughts are with all those affected, including the loved ones of those lost and the heroic emergency responders who risked their own lives to save others.”

William and Kate signed off the message with “W & C”.

Mary sent a letter to the Australian Prime Minister. (Image: Getty)

Queen Mary of Denmark has also expressed her condolences after the incident in Bondi, writing a letter to Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

In an interview with Kyle & Jackie O Show, Anthony revealed the Australian-born Danish Queen wrote a “lovely letter” where she expressed her “condolences, solidarity, concern and support” with Australia.

Flowers have been laid in Bondi in memory of the victims. (Image: Getty)

The six victims of the tragic attack include 47-year-old Jade Young, 25-year-old Dawn Singleton, 38-year-old Ashlee Good, 55-year-old Pikria Darchia, 30-year-old Faraz Tahir, and 27-year-old Yixuan Cheng.

Twelve other people, including a nine-month-old baby, are also being treated for their injuries in hospital.

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