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Manchester attack at Ariana Grande concert: What we know now

Published: Monday, May 22, 2017 @ 6:03 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 7:37 PM
By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

An explosion was reported near Manchester Arena in the U.K. where an Ariana Grande concert was being held on Monday. Greater Manchester police said early Tuesday that at least 22 people were killed and dozens injured in the incident, which they believe was a terrorist attack conducted by a male suicide bomber. Children were among the dead.

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BBC News reported that police have warned people to avoid the area around the venue amid reports of an explosion around 10:35 p.m. local time.

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