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Istanbul, Stay Strong: Celebs Tweet Prayers After Terror Attack

Actor Hrithik Roshan was at the Istanbul terminal hours before three suicide bombers opened fire and then blew themselves up

  | June 29, 2016 15:05 IST (New Delhi)
Istanbul Attacks

File photos of Hrithik Roshan and Abhishek Bachchan.

Highlights

  • 36 people have been killed and close to 150 have been wounded
  • Celebrities from India and abroad have tweeted prayers and solidarity
  • Wonderful city wonderful people may God give them strength: Arjun
As Istanbul struggles to cope with a deadly terror attack on its airport that killed 36 and injured over 140 people, celebrities from India and abroad have tweeted prayers and solidarity.
Actor Hrithik Roshan was at the Istanbul terminal hours before three suicide bombers opened fire and then blew themselves up. The 42-year-old star and his two young sons had missed their connection home from their holiday in Africa, and took an economy flight out. Back in Mumbai, Hrithik tweeted:
 
Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Dia Mirza, Soha Ali Khan, Richa Chadha, Huma Qureshi, Ayushmann Khurrana and Mallika Sherawat also tweeted:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
As news of the attack broke late Tuesday, celebrities on the other side of the globe tweeted:
 
 
 
 
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim has said that the terrorists appeared to have belonged to ISIS.
The Istanbul airport has begun operating flights, with Turkish Air flying to Delhi and Mumbai as scheduled.

 
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