Floral tributes for victims of the MH17 tragedy are laid outside Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. – EPA
The Flight MH17 tragedy prompted thousands of people to post heartfelt words of comfort on The Star’s Facebook and Twitter pages in a show of solidarity with the families and friends of all on board the ill-fated flight. Here are some selected posts.
Oon Lay Wah, Taiping
Deepest condolences to all. Pray for peace in the world. Everyone must make efforts to stop terrorism and wars.
Maira Elizabeth Nari (@gorgxous_), KL
As the family member of the crew MH370, and on behalf of all them, we pray for MH17. Stay strong dear families. #PrayForMH17
Jeremy Farrar (@WellcomeTrust), London
Devastating #MH17 all thoughts with families who lost loved ones. World lost one of the greats of global health & a personal friend, Joep Lange.
Mufti Ismail Menk (@muftimenk), Zimbabwe
Malaysians are being tested in a great way. Special prayers, deepest condolences and sympathies to the “Nation of Love”. Sad crash of #MH17
Sharon Sidhu, PJ
We are with you in your grief! God bless you all with strength to continue in your lives. Civilians should never ever be the target in any form of war!
Meera Darus, Subang Jaya
A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Deepest condolences to #MH17 families.
Paulina Karwan (@Paulina_Karwan), Ireland
My heart goes out to anyone who has lost someone in the tragedy, I can’t imagine the pain and loss you’re going through... #MH17 #RIPMH17
Aisyah Wan, Sepang
My heart feels deep sympathy ... I was crying even though we never knew each other. But as human beings, we support all passenger families spiritually ... Together we pray for each other.