Possible Suicide Bomb at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester Causes Multiple Fatalities
A tragic incident is currently unfolding in Manchester, U.K. Ariana Grande fans were excitedly chirping about the recently finished concert when an apparent explosion erupted in the crowd. Current reports estimate at least 19 dead and 50 injured in what is currently being treated as a terrorist attack. Greater Manchester Police have released a statement with instructions to stay clear of the Manchester Arena where the explosion occurred, and more details would be released at a later time
NBC reports that a single explosion by the train station outside of the venue was likely a suicide bomb. The explosive was set to detonate at the end of the concert while people were filing out of the packed arena.
Ariana Grande’s label has confirmed that she is 'okay' and that she was already back on the tour bus by the time the explosion had been triggered.