Breaking News!!: Manchester, England: Terror explosion during an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena.
There has been an explosion during an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on Monday, May 22nd, 2017.
The North West Counter Terror Command is confirming that they are treating this incident as a “terrorist incident”.
Authorities in Manchester say the explosion occurred at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at around 10:40pm Manchester Time (2:40pm PT) where families with children, primarily girls and teenagers, in attendance.
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This is video from inside the Manchester Arena moments after the explosion.
Local news media reports hundreds of people running out of the building crying and being carried out of the building.
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Authorities in Manchester say there have been 22 people dead and 59 people were wounded.
Authorities in Manchester also say there children were among the 22 people dead.
NBC News is reporting that multiple United States Officials say United Kingdom authorities suspect Manchester incident was conducted by a suicide bomber.
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A representative of Ariana Grande said, “Ariana is okay” and “We are further investigating what happened.”
Ariana Grande posted a message to her fans following terror explosion at the Manchester Arena.
Ariana Grande tweeted to her fans, “broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.”
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