Newtown Tragedy: Niall Horan, Justin Bieber and many more tweet shock and sadness over elementary school massacre

The world was left in shock yesterday after a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, USA, killing 28 people including 20 children aged between 5 and 10.

As soon as the terrible news broke, many took to Twitter to give their prayers and support, while expressing their heartbreak and utter shock at the tragic event.

Here is what some of Sugarscapers’ most loved celebrities had to say about the shooting in the quiet US town.

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Justin Bieber: “Heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. It’s just wrong. Everyone please pray for them.”

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Britney Spears: “My heart is with the children and families of Connecticut today... #PrayForNewtown”

The Wanted’s Tom Parker: “Horrific events unfolding at a school in America today. Thoughts are with the families right now x”

One Direction’s Niall Horan: “Thoughts and prayers with the families of the children from todays events! so sad ! #PrayForNewtown”

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Rihanna: “These poor victims!! Just little angels!! Pray for their families and the victims still fighting for their lives #NewtownCT”

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Union J’s JJ Hamblett “Makes me really sick, god bless the families. Lives have been ruined. #connecticutshooting”

Demi Lovato: “Just in shock. WHAT is wrong with this world sometimes? Right before Christmas? My thoughts and prayers go out to Newton, CT”

Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock “I just can’t believe it. People are crying. They are scared, little kids are scared. My heart is broken.”

Evan Rachel Wood: “What is it going to take? #guncontrol”

Our thoughts, love and prayers are with all those affected by this horrific tragedy. May the victims rest in peace.

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