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Saffie Rose Roussos was a pupil at Tarleton Community Primary School, near PrestonCREDIT: SWNS.COM
The eight-year-old girl who was separated from her mother and sister during the Manchester terror attack has been confirmed dead.
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Saffie-Rose Roussos died from her injuries after a terrorist committed the horrific attack at a concert by American singer Ariana Grande on Monday night.
The headteacher at her school, Chris Upton, said: "Saffie was simply a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the word. She was loved by everyone".
In a statement released this afternoon, Tarleton Community Primary School headteacher, Chris Upton, said the news was "heartbreaking".
"News of Saffie's death in this appalling attack has come as a tremendous shock to all of us and I would like to send our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends," said Mr Upton.
"The thought that anyone could go out to a concert and not come home is heartbreaking."
He added: "Saffie was simply a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the word.
"She was loved by everyone and her warmth and kindness will be remembered fondly.
"Saffie was quiet and unassuming with a creative flair.
"Our focus is now on helping pupils and staff cope with this shocking news and we have called in specialist support from Lancashire County Council to help us do that.
"We are a tight-knit school and wider community and will give each other the support that we need at this difficult time."
It is reported that Saffie's parents run a fish and chip shop in Leyland, Lancs.
Her mother Lisa Roussos is currently in hospital with non life-threatening injuries.