MONDAY's night's attack at a concert by US pop star Ariana Grande, that left 22 people dead, including an eight-year-old girl, and dozens injured has sparked fear throughout the world.
Security has been beefed up on Britain’s streets and it will be hard for citizens to go on with their lives as normal.
As it is, the UK remains on critical terror alert amid fears that terror suspect Salman Abedi did not act alone.
Nearly 1,000 soldiers have been deployed on to support police.
Armed troops will take on duties for guarding high profile buildings and embassies, freeing up armed police officers to join counter-terrorism duties.
Following the bombing, the public has called for the cancellation of Justin Bierber’s concert.
SA President Jacob Zuma has also sent message of condolences to the affected families and those hurt a speedy recovery.
He also called for swift response to arrest those responsible.
Artists, musicians have rallied behind those affected by the unfortunate act.
Soccer legend and former Man U midfielder David Beckam has also lamented the attack.
Meanwhile, security will be beefed at the next week’s UEFA Cup finale between Real Madrid and Juventus at Cardiff, Scotland.