Bollywood celebrities joined their Pakistani counterparts in condemning the heinous suicide blast in Lahore.
Some expressed their dismay at the senseless violence:
Women and children!! Sad sad sad !! Shocked. No words #Lahoreblast
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) March 27, 2016
It’s a park for gods sake!! Children on swings!! How can anybody even have the heart to do this. #LahoreBlast
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) March 27, 2016
No words…anything I write seems pointless, recycled, chillingly familiar. All my prayers, Lahore.
— Osman Khalid Butt (@aClockworkObi) March 27, 2016
Having trouble sleeping tonight. Seeing happy, noisy, icecream eating children on swings. Laughing, playing. #LahoreBlast Am so sorry kids.
— Anoushey Ashraf (@Anoushey_a) March 27, 2016
Others condemned the perpetrators in strong, unequivocal words:
I don’t care what your fighting for but u do this to children u are going to burn in hell. #LahoreBlast
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) March 28, 2016
We have failed millions of illiterate, neglected, abused children for decades. Fanatics brainwashing these empty, angry minds. #LahoreBlast
— Meesha Shafi (@itsmeeshashafi) March 28, 2016
Many Bollywood stars sent their condolences:
Anger, disgust…Whats the point of these senseless acts of violence? Condolences and prayers to the people of Pakistan! #PrayForLahore
— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) March 28, 2016
The world seems to be infested with heartless sick people..heartbreaking news.My prayers to the families of the victims #LahoreBlast
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) March 27, 2016
Saddened and sick to the bone hearing about the #LahoreBlast ..my prayers and deepest sympathies for the families of the lost innocent lives
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) March 27, 2016
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) March 28, 2016
Some said a prayer for better times: