Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Bipash Basu, Preity Zinta, among others on Friday, 15 July took to Twitter to express shock and condemn the terror attack in Nice, France.
At least 80 people were killed on Thursday night, 14 July, when a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. The driver also opened fire at the revellers before being shot dead by the police. The truck was also carrying arms and explosives when it struck the crowd.
French President Francois Hollande said the truck attack was of a "terrorist character". Here are a few tweets from B-town:
Sad...very sad...heartfelt prayers for the victims and their families.. #NiceAttack— Sajid Khan (@SimplySajidK) July 15, 2016
Heart goes out to all the victims of yet another shocking and brutal act of terrorism😢 🙏 #NiceAttack— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) July 15, 2016
Sad 2 wake up 2 the news of the #NiceAttack! Heartbreaking!Was there last yr,beautiful place & people. Prayers 4 the families of the victims— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 15, 2016
My heart goes out to all the victims and families who have been hurt by all this violence everywhere. God Bless and pray for peace on earth!— Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) July 15, 2016
Not a very 'Nice' Morning. RIP God!— Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) July 15, 2016