Pink & Enrique Iglesias join celebrities horrified by terrorist attack in Turkey
Pink and Enrique Iglesias are among the stars who took to Twitter on Tuesday (28Jun16) to share their shock and horror about a terrorist attack in Istanbul, Turkey.
At least 36 people were killed and 147 more injured when three suicide bombers blew themselves up at Ataturk Airport.
As authorities are trying to figure out who is responsible for the attacks, celebrities have hit social media to offer their condolences to the people affected and their prayers for the people of Turkey.
Pink tweeted: "Sending heartfelt condolences and many prayers for those affected in Turkey," while Enrique added, "My heart is with you #Istanbul."
U.S. political rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump also offered up their thoughts on Twitter, with Trump stating: "Yet another terrorist attack, this time in Turkey. Will the world ever realize what is going on? So sad."
Elijah Wood, Christina Perri, and LeAnn Rimes also offered their thoughts, while actress Camilla Belle wrote: "What a horrifying attack in #istanbul. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families." And Tegan & Sara tweeted: "We've never been to Istanbul but hear it's a wonderful city. Our hearts are heavy for Turkey and those affected by the bombing today."
Meanwhile, Cher added, "WE ALL PRAY FOR INNOCENT PPL (people) IN TURKEY AIRPORT," and Boy George offered: "Very sad to hear about the explosions and gunfire at Istanbul airport."
Following the latest terrorist atrocity, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for an international fight against terrorism, saying: "Make no mistake, for terrorist organisations, there is no difference between Istanbul and London, Ankara and Berlin, Izmir and Chicago or Antalya and Rome. Unless all government (sic) and the entire mankind join forces in the fight against terrorism, much worse things than what we fear to imagine today will come true."
Turkey's Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag has since revealed one of the terrorists opened fire with a Kalashnikov rifle before detonating a bomb strapped to his body.
- Cover Media