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Last Updated 18.10.2019 | 2:36 PM IST



Bollywood celebs mourn for Istanbul airport attack victims


On Tuesday, a brutal attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International airport killed 36 people and left over 150 people injured. Three attackers began shooting outside and inside the airport and blew themselves up after police started firing at them.

Soon after the news of the attack came out, Bollywood celebrities took to social media to mourn for the victims and urged everyone to stand united to fight against terrorism. Hrithik Roshan revealed how he flew from Istanbul airport a few hours earlier with his sons and nearly escaped the attack.

Hrithik Roshan: “Ws helped by d kindest staff at Istanbul arport hours ago. Shocking news. Innocents killed 4 religion.V must stand united against terrorism.”

Abhishek Bachchan: “Stay strong Istanbul. Thoughts and prayers with you.”

Shekhar Kapur: “Once again. Violence and Tears. And now just prayers. Tragic. How can killing innocents be part of any religion @Elif_Safak #istanbul.”

Arjun Kapoor: “Feel so sad about the Istanbul airport attacks…wonderful city wonderful people may God give them strength…what’s the world coming to ???”

Amit Sadh: “Heartbroken. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families. #Prayforaturkey #istanbul.”

Anupam Kher: “#IstanbulAttack is again an act of cowardice by terrorists. My heart goes out to d innocent victims & their families. I pray for d injured.”

Richa Chadha: “Heartbreaking news from Istanbul. #StopTheViolence!Prayers for the families of the deceased.Hell for the perpetrators#Violencebegetsviolence.”

Sophie Choudry: “They target innocent lives & families yet again..Angry & saddened to hear about the terror attacks in #istanbul #Attaturk ..All my prayers.”

Huma Qureshi: “Killing people is not part of any religion .. with a heavy heart I pray for Istanbul .. #sehri #prayers #sad.”

Ayushmann Khurrana: “#Istanbul attack is again a recurring reminder that we need to do a lot to change this world. Reconciliation from local to global level.”

Mahira Khan: “Have run out of words to describe these continuous acts of hate. #Istanbul.”

Lisa Ray: “Terribly disturbed by the reports of yet another bomb and loss of life in an airport in #Turkey. We were not birthed to take lives #Humanity.”

Neha Sharma: “Deeply saddened by news of yet another terror attack in #Istanbul #shameful prayers go out to the ones effected.”

Celina Jaitley: “I transited through #istanbul airport last month on my way to #Miami to be honoured by @HMilkFoundation SHOCKED to hear about terrorattack.”

Mallika Sherawat: “Deeply saddened by news of yet another terror attack in #Istanbul.”

Siddharth: “How much blood is too much blood? When does this carnage stop? Another #blackday for #humanity…#Prayers for #istanbul & their lost lives..”

Meet Bros: “It’s sad to hear about #IstanbulAttack! Wishing the victims & their families peace to bring comfort & courage to face these difficult times.”

Taapsee Pannu: “#istanbulattack just a cowardly way to vent out frustration on innocents. Killing isn’t a mark of victory for anyone in anyway!”

Ali Fazal: “Does it matter? #istanbulattack typing here? Trendign topics and still no change. Airport breach is not a joke.i am praying!that i can.”

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