Bollywood celebs express sorrow over Manchester blast

Singer Ariana Grande's pop concert at the Manchester Arena in England took a tragic turn when an explosion ripped through the stadium. According to latest reports, the blast has claimed at least 22 lives and left 59 others injured.

The incident that is being treated as an act of terrorism took place on Monday night as Grande was ending the concert, part of her Dangerous Woman Tour.

A heartbroken Ariana, who has cancelled the rest of her tour, apologised for the incident by tweeting, "Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don't have words."

Confirming the details of the attack, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins said the investigation to identify the perpetrators behind the deadly attack is underway, until which the attack is being treated as a terrorist incident.

Since the news of the tragic incident broke, celebrities have been flooding social media with heartfelt messages. Priyanka Chopra was among the first few celebrities from B-town to express her grief.

Shah Rukh Khan felt really sad to start his day with such sad news and wrote, “Extremely sad to start days when innocent lives are lost. Prayers for the deceased & strength to the families of the Manchester victims.”

Actors Sonam Kapoor and Varun Dhawan also joined in to express their shock and anger over the incident. Here's what they had to say.

 

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