WHITEHORSE – Following the news of an explosion during a concert in Manchester, UK this evening, Official Opposition Leader Stacey Hassard released the following statement:
“We are shocked and saddened to hear of the events at Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom this evening. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by this horrific and senseless act of terrorism.
“We’d like to recognize and thank the first responders and emergency personnel who worked quickly to contain the situation and escort the remaining concert goers to safety.”
Yukoners in the United Kingdom or planning to travel to the United Kingdom should consult the Government of Canada’s latest travel advice and advisories found here: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/united-kingdom