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Twitter users from Canada and beyond responded to an overnight tragedy in Moncton, New Brunswick.

The most powerful #PrayForMoncton tweets

Yahoo Canada News
June 5, 2014

Twitter users from Canada and beyond responded to an overnight tragedy in Moncton, New Brunswick. A heavily-armed gunman killed three Mounties and left two wounded in one of the worst mass shootings in the RCMP's history. The manhunt for the suspect, 24-year-old Justin Bourque, continued into Thursday, June 5. On Twitter, #PrayForMoncton became a trending topic world-wide, with many voicing their support for the armed forces, their families and the community hit by the tragedy. Here's a sampling of people's responses.