Police Confirm 19 Are Dead, 50 Injured After Blast At Ariana Grande Concert

Manchester Police have confirmed that the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Area has left 19 people dead, with a further 50 injured.

They are treating it as a terrorist incident until they know otherwise.

Witnesses at the concert describe hearing explosions, which caused a stampede at the venue as people attempted to escape. Bomb squad vehicles and sniffer dogs were observed arriving at the scene alongside a procession of ambulances.

A representative for Ariana Grande confirmed the singer is “okay”
We’ll keep you updated as more information is released.
Source: Manchester Police.
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