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Attack in Manchester: The “Sadness” of Artists and Politicians

UNITED KINGDOMThe UK authorities emphasize the terrorist track …

The horror that hit in England. At least 22 people were killed and sixty injured on Monday night in Manchester, following an explosion that authorities consider a “terrorist” action, occurred at the end of a concert by American singer Ariana Grande. In Britain and abroad, reactions have multiplied from politicians and artists.

The reactions of the British and European leaders

“We are working to establish the details of what is being treated by police as a terrible terrorist attack,” said the British Prime Minister Theresa May, expressing her sympathy to the families.

The leader of the Labour opposition Jeremy Corbyn spoke of a “terrible incident”, turning his thoughts to the victims and the “great emergency services”

“A terrible night for our city,” tweeted the mayor of Manchester:

The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has condemned a “barbaric attack”:

The mayors of Paris and Nice, Anne Hidalgo and Christian Estrosi, whose cities were battered by terrorism have also expressed their solidarity in the night:

The new French Minister of the Interior, Gérard Collomb, expressed his “thoughts” to the victims and their families:

Reactions from artists and sportsmen

Manchester City Football Club expressed its “great sadness”, saying “all heart” with those affected

The singer Nicki Minaj has said sorry for her “sister” Ariana and families affected by the tragedy. Many other singers showed their solidarity such as Harry Styles, Katy Perry, and Cher:

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