Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by the terrorist attack in Manchester, England yesterday. Here are the most recent details as of 730am this morning (5/23).
At least 22 have been reported killed with at least 59 wounded following a terrorist attack outside of an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in Manchester England yesterday…a venue with a 21,000 person capacity.
The bombing is said to have been launched near the venue entrance adjacent to Victoria Station by a single suicide bomber who set off an improvised explosive device which also killed him. Last check, the identity of the attacker, motive and any group affiliations had not been confirmed, while the attacker is said to have been killed in the process.. With that, the Greater Manchester Police have confirmed an arrest associated with the attacks
Ariana Grande and her manager both responded (via EW.com)
“Tonight, our hearts are broken. Words cannot express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack. We mourn the lives of children and loved ones taken by this cowardly act. We are thankful for the selfless service tonight of Manchester’s first responders who rushed towards danger to help save lives. We ask all of you to hold the victims, their families, and all those affected in your hearts and prayers.”