Out­pour­ing of con­cern for girls

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CON­CERN, sym­pa­thy and prayers were of­fered on The Oban Times Face­book page from a wide cross-sec­tion of so­ci­ety to the news that Barra girls Laura MacIn­tyre and Eilidh Ma­cLeod were miss­ing fol­low­ing the Manch­ester sui­cide bomb­ing atroc­ity.

Pat Tre­han posted: ‘I can­not imag­ine the agony their fam­i­lies are feel­ing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. They are our bairns, we stand by your side.’

Sine Mur­ray wrote: ‘Thoughts are with their fam­i­lies and I hope they are found safe and well.’

Mys­tialeigh Smith said: ‘I hope these young kids are safe and get home safely. It’s a shame that young kids and adults can’t even go to a con­cert with­out get­ting hurt. my heart goes out to all those still miss­ing.’

Essa Mac­fadyene wished: ‘Hope they are found safe and well, our thoughts go out to both sets of par­ents, what a worry, from one Is­land to the other.’

Rona Grant of­fered: ‘ Hope they are found safe and well, our grand­son was there and is safe and well and on his way home. Our hearts go out to the peo­ple who had dev­as­tat­ing news. The world is get­ting a ter­ri­ble place shame on the coward.’

Iso­bel Mack­ech­nie said: ‘I hope the girls are just mis­placed my heart goes out to you all think­ing of you all.’

Ali­son Kerr echoed: ‘ Hope they are found safe de­ves­tat­ing time for the par­ents.’

Linda Lind­say said: ‘I can’t imag­ine how their fam­i­lies are cop­ing. As you say keep pray­ing.’

Jean Roberts posted: ‘Come on girls, your par­ents will be wait­ing for a hug, let’s get you home to them.’

Ciaran Steak­sauce Smith posted: ‘Love and sup­port xx hope there well soon.’

Danni Hay added: ‘Think­ing of their fam­i­lies. It’s every par­ents worst night­mare.’

There were also com­ments on so­cial me­dia af­ter the news broke that Laura had been found and was be­ing treated in hospi­tal in Manch­ester for her in­juries.

Colleen Mead wrote: ‘Glad for this news. Con­tin­ued prayers her re­cov­ery and find­ing Eilidh safe.’

Liz Macneil said: ‘Glad one of the girls has been found let’s hope they find the other girl soon.’

San­dra Morisetti posted: ‘Thank God wait­ing to hear about Eilidh.’

Kirsty Mccuaig said sim­ply: ‘i am keep­ing them both in mind.’

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