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Manchester celebs shocked by terror blast

Press Association logoPress Association 23/05/2017 Sherna Noah

Pop stars and celebrities connected to Manchester have spoken of their heartbreak following a suicide bomber's attack on fans leaving a pop concert in the city.

Footballer David Beckham, who played for Manchester United, posted on Facebook: "Heartbreaking news from Manchester.

"As a father and a human what has happened truly saddens me. My thoughts are with all of those that have been affected by this tragedy..."

Liam Gallagher, former frontman of Manchester band Oasis, wrote: "In total shock and absolutely devastated about what's gone down in Manchester."

"Sending Love and Light to all the families involved LG x"

Johnny Marr, former guitarist with Manchester band The Smiths, tweeted: "Manchester stands together."

Simply Red's Mick Hucknall wrote: "Heartbreaking news from my hometown. Manchester be strong. Brainwashed social misfits will not change the way we are, the way we live."

New Order and former Joy Division star Peter Hook wrote: "My daughter made it home safe from Ariana Grande last night.

"My heart goes out to all parents and those involved. Manchester stay strong. X"

Coronation Street actress Jane Danson wrote: "Woke up to this devastating news in Manchester. Thoughts and prayers to all. Heartbroken."

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