update : Deaths confirmed after Manchester Arena blast reports

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 5:55

At least 19 people have died and others have been injured following a reported explosion at Manchester Arena.

Witnesses said they heard two loud bangs, reported to in the foyer, after a pop concert by singer Ariana Grande.

Greater Manchester Police said there are a "number of confirmed fatalities and others injured".

The cause of the reported explosion is unknown but the North West Counter Terrorism Unit is treating it as a possible terrorist incident.


A huge explosion hit the 'Ariana Grande' concert at Manchester Arena in England; Several deaths reported; Concert was evacuated & singer unharmed.

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