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Beirut Explosion: Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and other B'town celebrities shocked and saddened

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab urged his country's allies to help Lebanon overcome the repercussions of the disaster and declared Wednesday a national mourning day for the victims of Beirut explosions. Taking to social media, various celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Mouni Roy, and others reacted to the devastation.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 05, 2020 12:01 IST
Beirut Explosion: Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and other B'town celebrities shocked and saddened
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Beirut Explosion: Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and other B'town celebrities shocked and saddened

Many Bollywood celebrities on Wednesday expressed shock at the loss of lives in a massive explosion that rocked Beirut. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured in the explosion in the Lebanese capital on Tuesday that flattened much of the city's port. The massive explosion took place on Tuesday evening around 6.10 p.m. leaving buildings shaking all over the city and causing severe damages and casualties. Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab urged his country's allies to help Lebanon overcome the repercussions of the disaster and declared Wednesday a national mourning day for the victims of the explosions. Taking to social media, various celebrities including Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Mouni Roy and others reacted to the devastation. Have a look:

Rakul Preet Singh tweeted, "This is heartbreaking!!! Whyyyy??? 2020 enough now please. My heart goes out to the people of Beirut Broken heart strength to the families Face with cold sweat."

Gautham Karthik tweeted, "This is horrifying! My prayers for the people of #Beirut #Lebanon." 

Priya Anand wrote, "The Images and videos coming out of #Beirut is heartbreaking. 2020 continues with new disasters... My Prayers and thoughts with the people of Lebanon."

 

Priyanka Chopra tweeted, "This is awful. Absolutely devastating. Sending all my love and prayers to everyone affected by this tragedy. #Beirut."

Farhan Akhtar wrote, "When your mind does not want to believe what your eyes have just seen. #Beirut and it’s people in my thoughts."

Swara Bhasker wrote, "Horrifying and heart-wrenching! Cannot imagine what devastation and pain there must be on the streets of #Beirut Ravaged one too many times!"

Mouni Roy tweeted, "What just happened in Lebanon???????????"

Bhumi Pednekar sent in her prayers, "This sent a shiver down my spine. So devastating.Our condolences are with the people of #Beirut.We are praying for you 2020 can’t imagine it getting any worse."

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