LEADERS, politicians and councillors across the UK have offered their condolences to the victims and their families following today’s attack at West George Street.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told our city to rememberer “what unites us not what divides us” following the tragic incident.

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She paid a special tribute to the emergency services for their bravery and rapid response to the attack.

She said: “First and foremost my thoughts are with all those people who have been caught up in this terrible incident, particularly the six injured people taken to hospital for treatment, as well as residents and staff at the hotel.

“I want to send a message to across Glasgow and Scotland, when dreadful things like this happen, they shook us all to our core, but above all they should remind us of what unites us not what divides us.”

Meanwhile, Boris Johnson said he was “deeply saddened” as he too paid tribute to the emergency services.

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He said: “Deeply saddened by the terrible incident in Glasgow, my thoughts are with all the victims and their families.

“Thank you to our brave emergency services who are responding.”

Glasgow City Council leader Susan Aitken said her "heart goes out to the victims and their families".

She said: “I’m devastated and shocked. This is a tragic thing to have happened in our city. My heart goes out to the victims and their families and to the brave police officer.

“I am extremely grateful to the police for their response and in containing this incident.

“This is a tragic day for Glasgow. This incident has been contained. The police have done their job.”

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Glasgow Labour leader Frank McAveety has expressed sympathy for the city's devastation.

He said: “Today’s tragedy in Glasgow City Centre is heartbreaking, the entire city feels the devastation. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this attack, including an injured police officer, and their families during this tough time. I know that every Glaswegian is hoping or praying for the recovery of those injured.

“We are a city built on resilient communities - who can pull together in precisely these times of tragedy and crisis.

"That is why we must reject statements that seek to sow division, by those who know nothing of our city or its people. Our Glasgow is a city built on love and compassion for one another. And that is how we must respond to this incident.”