New Delhi: Indian cricket fraternity expressed their condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in a massive Kollam fire tragedy, where at least 102 people are feared dead and over 280 injured.
The incident took place at Puttingal temple in India's southern Kerala state in the wee hours on Sunday.
Firecrackers caused a massive fire at the temple in the coastal town of Paravur located about 60 kms from the state capital.
From Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar to Virat Kohli and many other cricketers took to Twitter to express their condolences.
Shaken by the tragic news of #Kollam. Thoughts and prayers go out to those affected. May God give us strength and resolve to bear this loss.
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 10, 2016
Praying for the ones who have lost their life & those injured in the #KeralaTempleFire Strength to the families of those affected. (1/2)
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 10, 2016
Saddened to hear about the tragic #Kollam incident. Prayer goes out to everyone affected.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) April 10, 2016
Saddened by #Kollam fire tragedy. Shakes you to think people went to a temple and never returned. My thoughts are with families of victims.
— Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj) April 10, 2016
Tragic deaths & injuries due to Fire at a temple in Kollam is extremely shocking.May God give strength to the families of the deceased.
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) April 10, 2016
Really saddened to hear about Kollam incident.May god give strength to all the families effected.will do everything possible from my side..
— Sreesanth (@sreesanth36) April 10, 2016