In a shocking incident, around nineteen people have been killed in a suspected terrorist attack in the northwest English city of Manchester. The horrifying incident took place during a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande. According to reports, nineteen people are confirmed dead while around 50 people are injured. Reportedly, a suicide bomber is being responsible for the blast. However, the police are carrying out an investigation.
The suspected attack took place at 10.35pm on Monday. People reported a huge bomb blast while they were leaving the arena following a performance by US singer Ariana Grande, who is immensely famous among youngsters.
There was huge mass panic at the end of the concert. People were seen rushing here and there while many were trying to get in touch with their family members. Number of ambulances was seen rushing to the venue along with the bomb disposal teams. Reportedly, the singer was not injured.
— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 23, 2017
After a suspected terror attack at her concert in the British city of Manchester, Ariana took to twitter and expressed that how she is broken and is in loss of words. She wrote, “broken from the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words.”
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
PM Narendra Modi also took to twitter to express about the sad incident that has shaken the world.
Pained by the attack in Manchester. We strongly condemn it. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2017
As reported by TOI, there was no immediate claim of responsibility, but US officials drew parallels to the coordinated attacks in November 2015 by Islamist militants on the Bataclan concert hall and other sites in Paris, which claimed about 130 lives.
Meanwhile, Twitterati are pouring out prayers for kids and families who were a part of the concert:
— Caitlin Allan (@caitroseallan) May 23, 2017
Which religion in the world allows the killing of innocents !! Warm condolences to all the people in the world. stay strong #Manchester
— Omar AL-Mashdly (@Eng_itti7) May 23, 2017
this day didn't start out great, sistar disbanding and the attack in manchester. all the prayers :c
— shai misses svt ♡ (@yourboyjisoo) May 23, 2017
Bombing a kid concerts? I really don't get how some evil souls has d liberty to share free air with me.This are kids 4 Lordsake #Manchester
— afolabi (@apooray) May 23, 2017
devastated for @ArianaGrande especially british arianators over in Manchester. sending lots of love and prayers
— anden (@rianasison_) May 23, 2017
concerts should be a happy place. not like this. people are heartless. my prayers go to ariana & everyone in manchester. #prayformanchester
— Preeti (@datbieberking) May 23, 2017
Praying for everyone at Manchester arena tonight. ?
— Brad Spreadbury (@Bradleyspread) May 23, 2017
A senseless act of violence. I have no words. Our hearts are with you. #Manchester
— Lizzy (@LizzyBea37) May 23, 2017
— David J Givot (@EMSLawyer) May 23, 2017
Watch the terror attack video below: