Explosions At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester, UK; Multiple Fatalities Reported
NY Times- The police in Manchester, England, said multiple people were killed and injured on Monday night in what appeared to be an explosion at an arena where the pop star Ariana Grande was performing. She was reported to be unhurt.
People at the concert at Manchester Arena said they heard what sounded like explosions at the end of the show. Scant details were available.
One concertgoer, Sasina Akhtar, told The Manchester Evening News that there had been an explosion at the back of the arena after the last song. “We saw young girls with blood on them, everyone was screaming and people were running,” she said.
”Ariana is O.K.,” said her publicist, Joseph Carozza. “We are further investigating what happened.”
Nightmare scene developing in Manchester. Not a lot known right now but apparently Ariana Grande had just finished her set when two loud explosions were heard. Everyone fleeing the concert, police reporting multiple casualties. It goes without saying, but the people of Manchester are in our thoughts tonight.