Nineteen people have been killed and around 50 injured in a blast in the English city of Manchester, during US singer Ariana Grande’s concert. It happened around 10:33 pm, Manchester local time.
It is seen as a suspected terror attack. “Currently we have 19 people confirmed to have died and around 50 injured. We are currently treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise,” the Greater Manchester Police said in its statement on twitter. Ambulance and the bomb disposal team were rushed to the site.
The explosion happened at the end of the concert, which is the part of Grande’s tour Dangerous Woman.
The singer has reacted on the ghastly event on Twitter.”broke. from the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words.(sic),” she tweeted
Read full report here: Manchester Terror Attack
Personalities from around the world have condemned the attack.
Broken hearted for the families tonight. Broken hearted for Ari. Broken hearted for the state of this world. 😔
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) May 23, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with @ArianaGrande and everyone who was hurt at the concert in Manchester.. what is happening to the world..
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 23, 2017
Pained by the attack in Manchester. We strongly condemn it. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2017
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