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Essex reacts to suspected terror attack in Manchester

23 May Essex reacts to suspected terror attack in Manchester

by Simon Phetter

News broke last night that 19 people have been killed and several others injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena which occurred after 22.00 GMT where young people had gathered to watch US singer Ariana Grande in action.

Essex has reacted with a heartfelt warmth of messages, love and prayers.

Lydia Lucy tweeted “Absolutely devastated to hear about the attack at @ArianaGrande gig last night. Awful news 💔💔💔 thoughts are with the family’s xx”

With former TOWIE star Ricky Rayment tweeting “My blood is boiling. I’m filled with anger. I wish I could do something to help. I feel hepless towards the situation. 💔”

A local mother Lorraine Butler tweeted “Manchester you are in my thoughts god bless from Essex 💔💔💔💔”

Harlow Parliamentary candidate Phil Waite “My thoughts are with families & friends of those affected by this incident & with the community & emergency services responding #Manchester”

The prime minister Theresa May has suspended her campaign for the upcoming general election and will chair a meeting of the government’s emergency Cobra committee later, in response to the attack.