BREAKING: Explosions Rock Ariana Grande Concert In England, Police Confirm Several Fatalities
By Fox News // May 22, 2017
TWO EXPLOSIONS REPORTED
ABOVE VIDEO: A reporter for the London Times Mirror confirms explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, which caused a “number of confirmed fatalities and others injured,” according to police.
(FOX NEWS) – Explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England caused a “number of confirmed fatalities and others injured,” police said late Monday.
“Two loud bangs” were reported at approximately 10:45 p.m. (5:45 p.m. EST), just after the concert had finished. The cause of the blasts was not immediately confirmed.
A label rep told Variety thatGrande, who was performing at the arena as part of her “Dangerous Woman” world tour, was “okay,” but did not provide further details.
Witnesses described panic as concertgoers rushed to get out of the arena.
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Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a
— Greater Manchester Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017
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FRIGHTENING… Explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester heard on dash cam footage outside the Arena. pic.twitter.com/U3TmMHKXk5
— Alan Fisher (@Alanfisher100) May 22, 2017
'There was a big bang. People were screaming and running' – Eyewitness describes the chaos and smelling smoke at the Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/0mJZsNhrjD
— Sky News (@SkyNews) May 22, 2017