In Manchester rally “Love is stronger than hatred!”
LONDON, may 23 — RIA Novosti, Natalia Kopylova. “Love is stronger than hatred!” — such was the leitmotif of the action in memory of those killed in the terrorist attack in Manchester, which occurred on Monday evening at the concert by American singer Ariana Grande.
The attack in Manchester took place on Monday evening, during a concert by American singer Ariana Grande. According to the latest data, 22 people are killed, about 120 were injured. In addition, several teenagers missing. Responsibility for explosion was assumed by the terrorist group ISIS*.
Thousands of Britons gathered on a Central square of Manchester and albert square, responding to the call of mayor Andy Burnham to honor the memory of the victims. The broadcast of the event led channel Sky News.
So proud to be a part of our beautiful city #Manchester tonight #WeStandTogether ? pic.twitter.com/dSTHzhMNdo
— Ruth Francis (@rvf7) 23 may 2017
Presentations were made by politicians, poets, representatives of religious communities, especially in the city where the tragedy occurred. Speakers urged the residents to unite and to win over fear, which is trying to sow the terrorists.
Wow. This is what the world needs more of, coming together and showing solidarity #Manchester #AlbertSquare #lovewins pic.twitter.com/l6QcHRdjL4
— Katie (@snimmuc85) 23 may 2017
“Manchester will always remember those who died in this attack! We will defeat terrorism, because love is ultimately always stronger than hatred!” — sounded from the stage of words.
#StandTogether #Manchester #Proud #AlbertSquare # pic.twitter.com/tQpTHGXLFU
— ManchesterShowChoir (@MancShowChoir) 23 may 2017
The mayor of Manchester and the chief constable of police of the County of greater Manchester, Ian Hopkins thanked the emergency services who all night and all day after the attack, selflessly fought for the lives affected by the explosion.
To our amazing solidarity in the face of terror in this amazing city #PrayForManchester #AlbertSquare pic.twitter.com/SmAGds3Y2r
— Dan Warhurst (@warhurst66) 23 may 2017
Who came to the area were holding candles and signs reading “We love Manchester!”.
The participants honored the memory of the 22 victims in the attack a minute of silence. Almost all the victims were teenagers, the youngest victim, Saffi rose Roussos, was only eight years old.
The world mourns with Manchester
The incident in Manchester shocked the world community, from all over the world in a British city were words of condolence. Meetings, and meetings of international organizations began with a minute of silence in memory of the victims.
Celebrities and sports stars expressed their solidarity with the residents of the city.
In Manchester the morning after the tragedy launched into the sky hundreds of pink balloons symbolizing the souls of the young victims.