There are reported deaths from multiple explosion at the Manchester Arena where a Ariana Grande concert was held.
Police have reported fatalities. See real time updates below.
AT LEAST 19 people have died and about 50 others injured after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande gig in the UK.
Police chief confirms they are treating as terror incident.
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— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) May 23, 2017
Mark White, Sky’s Home Affairs Correspondent, says “the protocols that are being enacted are the protocols for a terrorist incident”.
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) May 22, 2017
Armed police dragging someone out of a car, anyone still not think this is a terrorist attack ? pic.twitter.com/6b6jTnDanP
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Bomb disposal going in https://t.co/iPWFNiIkOp
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Update, (from the Australian)
What we know
Greater Manchester Police said: Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena.
There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured.
Please AVOID the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene.
Details of a casualty bureau will follow as soon as available.
Heavily armed police have arrived on the scene and helping to clear the area.
There has been no confirmation from any authorities as to the source of the explosion, and whether it is terror related.
The explosion is believed to have occurred near the bar area inside Manchester Arena, witnesses have reported.
More reports that the explosion could be heard from a miles away
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— Tommy Robinson 🇬🇧 (@TRobinsonNewEra) May 22, 2017