Florida politicians reached out to offer words of support Monday evening and Tuesday morning after a terrorist attack in Manchester rocked the United Kingdom, leaving 22 dead and 59 injured.
According to reports, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert.
Panic ensued and teenagers scattered after the explosion. British officials called the bombing a terrorist attack.
ISIS later took responsibility for the incident.
Here’s how Florida voices are reacting:
President Donald Trump
“We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom.”
Gov. Rick Scott
“Praying for everyone in Manchester tonight. This is an absolute tragedy and our hearts are with those who were harmed and their loved ones. Also praying for the safety and security of Manchester law enforcement and first responders during this unimaginably challenging time.
“@FLAnnScott and I continue to pray for the 22 innocent lives lost in the senseless act of hate and terror in Manchester last night. Florida stands with the British people.”
Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam
Terrorists who take the lives of innocent people are nothing but cowards & they must be brought to justice. My prayers to Manchester.
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist
“#PrayingForManchester and all those impacted by this terrible attack. The U.S. stands with the U.K.”
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo
“Praying for the people of Manchester.”
U.S. Rep. Val Demings
“Standing with and praying for Manchester today. Another cowardly attack against innocent people.”
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
“Tonight in #Manchester, enormous amounts of horror, grief, and pain. From America and beyond, we join you in sympathy, outrage and resolve.”
U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn
“Leah and I send our sincere condolences to the British people as they respond to another heinous act of terrorism. The events in Manchester remind us again that these vicious killers will consider any target, even teenagers & children at a concert. We stand with resolve alongside our British friends in the face of this threat.”
U.S. Rep. Al Lawson
Our thoughts and prayers are with #Manchester and the United Kingdom for all the victims of tonight's attack. Such sad news.
U.S. Rep. John Rutherford
Praying for all of the victims, families, and first responders in Manchester tonight.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio
Our prayers are with the people of Manchester.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum
Deeply saddened by #Manchester tonight. Prayers to the families affected & the UK.
Former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham
“As a mom, my heart breaks. Praying for the children and families, parents and grandparents in Manchester.”
State Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers
Prayers to our British friends this evening. What a horrible tragedy.
Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Vero Beach
My heart goes out to those in Manchester, especially to the families and first responders. Our prayers are with you and the United States of America will always stand by you.
Rep. Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor
“Our hearts are with the families of those killed in #ManchesterArena last night. May we unite together to eliminate terror.”
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