Monday, May 22, 2017

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt

Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a blast at Manchester Arena, police have said.

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

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

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