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22 dead and 59 injured at Manchester Arena after explosion during Ariana Grande concert

Update (10:09am) The death toll from last night’s terrorist attack during Ariana Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena has risen to 22, with 59 seriously injured.

Update (1:15am) Greater Manchester police have confirmed 19 people have died, and scores injured, during tonight’s incident at the Manchester arena, which is now being treated as a terrorist incident.

Update (1:00am): Great Manchester police have confirmed they’re treating tonight’s incident at the Manchester Arena as a “possible terrorist incident”.

[Original] Greater Manchester Police have confirmed there have been several fatalities during an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena tonight.

There’s been no confirmation of how many people have been killed or injured, or what might caused the explosion, which was heard by several eyewitnesses from outside the arena.

Great Manchester Police have asked members of the public to avoid the area whilst they treat the injured.

Are thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by tonight’s horrific incident.

Andrew Rafter

Andrew Rafter is the editor and founder of Harder Blogger Faster.