The world is in a state of shock and mourning over the loss of lives at Ariana Grande’s concert in the northern English city of Manchester. The tragic blast left at least 19 dead and over 50 people injured.
Several leaders and celebrities took to social media to send their thoughts and prayers to the victims of the attack. Expressing grief over the unfortunate incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his Twitter handle to offer condolences.
Pained by the attack in Manchester. We strongly condemn it. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2017
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also condemned the attack.
Strongly condemn the terror attack in Manchester.Absolutely shocked&saddened by the loss of lives&suffering caused by the senseless violence
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) May 23, 2017
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau also tweeted.
Canadians are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester tonight. Please keep the victims & their families in your thoughts.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 23, 2017