On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion in Beirut shook the world. Reportedly 78 people are killed and thousands are injured. As per reports, the explosion at the port warehouses that stored highly explosive material was the most powerful and destructive blasts in Beirut. As of now the reason for the blast isn't clear. Soon after terrifying pictures and videos of the blast surfaced on social media, Bollywood celebrities were left shocked and sent their thoughts and prayers to those affected.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas, on Twitter, wrote, "This is awful. Absolutely devastating. Sending all my love and prayers to everyone affected by this tragedy."
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 4, 2020
Farhan Akhtar tweeted, "When your mind does not want to believe what your eyes have just seen. #Beirut and it’s people in my thoughts .."
When your mind does not want to believe what your eyes have just seen. #Beirut and it’s people in my thoughts ..
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 4, 2020
Bhumi Pednekar expressed shock and said, "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."
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) August 5, 2020
Calling it 'horrifying and heart-wrenching', Swara Bhasker tweeted, "Cannot imagine what devastation and pain there must be on the streets of #Beirut Ravaged one too many times!"
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) August 4, 2020
Nimrat Kaur tweeted, "Unreal news and footage coming in from Beirut. Prayers and deepest condolences for all those affected by the #BeirutExplosion."
Unreal news and footage coming in from Beirut. Prayers and deepest condolences for all those affected by the #BeirutExplosion.
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) August 4, 2020