- Ariana Suspends tour
- Arndale shopping centre evacuated
- Horrified at UK attack: Macron
- Death toll rises to 22
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- Amit Shah tweeted
- What we Know so Far
- IS celebrate UK attack online
- Elections Campaign cancelled
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- Priyanka Chopra tweets
- What we know
- Other attacks in UK
- Who is behind it?
- Ariana Grande felt at a loss for words
- NY Governor's reaction
- Ariana Grande is safe
- Ariana Grande is safe
"We believe, last night was conducted by one man," Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said.
Manchester's Arndale shopping centre evacuated, witnesses heard "big bang"
A shopping centre in Manchester, England, was evacuated and witnesses said they heard a "big bang" on Tuesday, just hours after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 59 in the same area of the city. Scores of people ran away from the centre, a witness said. "There are people coming out holding hands," a Reuters photographer said. Great Manchester Police would not comment when contacted by Reuters. The Manchester police said they are probing the incident.
Broken' Ariana Grande suspends tour after UK concert terror attack
US pop star Ariana Grande said that she was "broken" and at a loss for words over the deadly terror attack at her concert in the British city of Manchester. "Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don't have words," she tweeted hours after a powerful blast ripped through a crowded arena hosting her concert, killing 22 people and injuring over 59 others. According to TMZ, the singer has indefinitely suspended her world tour in the wake of the attack. The website cited sources close to Grande, saying she has decided not to perform on Thursday in London and has also put her entire European tour on hold.
French President to hold call with UK Prime Minister after Manchester attack
French President Emmanuel Macron will hold a telephone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the wake of the Manchester attack, Macron's office said in a statement on Tuesday. "The President of the Republic will pursue with the government, and with British forces, the fight against terrorism," said the statement.
Children among 22 dead in Manchester terror attack: police
The British police said 22 people, including some children, were killed in a suicide attack carried out by one man after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday.
"We believe, the attack last night was conducted by one man," Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said.
"The priority is to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network. The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena. We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated causing this atrocity."
Extremely sad to start days when innocent lives are lost. Prayers for the deceased & strength to the families of the Manchester victims.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) May 23, 2017
Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media on Tuesday after a blast at a concert venue in the north of England killed at least 19 people, although the militant Islamist group has not formally claimed responsibility. An ISIS follower posted a two tweets where he predicted the attack four hours before it the explosion took place.
No indication of threat to US music venues after Manchester blast: US
The US Department of Homeland Security said it was closely monitoring the situation in Manchester, England after an explosion killed at least 19 people and injured 50 at a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. The department said in a statement it had "no information to indicate a specific credible threat involving music venues in the United States." "However, the public may experience increased security in and around public places and events as officials take additional precautions," the statement said.
My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I'm sending all my love.— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) May 23, 2017
Amit Shah reacted to the Manchester arena attack that killed 19 and injured at least 50 people.
The loss of lives in Manchester attack is disturbing. We strongly condemn it. We must come together to make the world a more peaceful place.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) May 23, 2017
CLICK TO READ | Manchester Arena Attack: What we Know so Far
The arena foyer connects the 21,000-capacity auditorium with Victoria train and tram station, a major hub on the northern edge of the city centre.
Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester attack online, no official claim
Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media on Tuesday after a blast at a concert venue in the north of England killed at least 19 people, although the militant Islamist group has not formally claimed responsibility. British police have said they are treating the blast at the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande as a "terrorist incident". More than 50 people were wounded. Twitter accounts affiliated with Islamic State have used hashtags referring to the blast to post celebratory messages, with some users encouraging similar attacks elsewhere.
Campaigning suspended in UK national election post-attack
Campaigning has been suspended in Britain's national election after a deadly explosion at Manchester Arena. Prime Minister Theresa May cancelled campaign events Tuesday after the blast, which killed at least 19 people and injured more than 50. She is due to chair a meeting of the government's emergency committee, COBRA, later. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron cancelled a campaign tour to Gibraltar after the explosion, which police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Britons are due to go to the polls on June 8.
CLICK to Read | Manchester Arena Blast: Here is how Twitter Reacted
At least 19 people were killed when a suspected explosion ripped through a crowd of concert-goers in the northern English city of Manchester.
An explosion occurred at a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in the Manchester city which is being treated as a terrorist incident.
Other attacks in the UK
The incident in Manchester is the second terror attack to hit England in less than two months. On March 22, five people were killed and more than 50 injured when a man drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in central London, before crashing into the fence surrounding parliament. The attacker, 52-year-old Muslim convert Khalid Masood, was then shot dead by police at the scene after knifing a police officer to death.
Investigators described the lone-wolf attack as "Islamist-related terrorism" but have not charged anyone in connection with the incident. The deadliest bomb attack on British soil took place in July 2005 when four British suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attack London's transport system, killing 52 and wounding 700.
Who is behind it?
Police said the incident was "currently being treated as a terrorist incident," but no one has so far claimed the attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned it as "an appalling terrorist attack". Greater Manchester Police's chief constable Ian Hopkins said local police in the city were working with national counter-terrorism and intelligence officials on the investigation.
US pop star Ariana Grande said she felt at a loss for words after a suspected terror attack at her concert in the British city of Manchester. "Broken," she wrote in her first reaction on Twitter. "From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don't have words," she wrote. Representatives for Grande have said that the 23-year-old pop star was physically "okay" following the blast, which British authorities say was being treated as a terrorist attack.
broken.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
Forensic police search the Manchester Arena in Manchester. (Image: Reuters)
"The priority is to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network. The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena. We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device (IED) which he detonated causing this atrocity," he added.
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