According to reports, an explosion went off at Ariana Grande's concert Monday night in England, resulting in at least 20 dead & injured as of now.
The Greater Manchester Police responded to “reports of an explosion” at the Manchester Arena, where Ariana was performing her “Dangerous Woman Tour.” “There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured,” tweeted authorities. “Please AVOID the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene.”
A witness named Evie Brewster told The Daily Mail that the explosion had fans “screaming and running for the exit” shortly after Grande’s final song of the night. A rep told Billboard that Ariana herself is okay.
Check out some footage of the chaotic scene (below). We’ll continue to keep you posted on this developing story…
Update: TMZ reports at least 19 people have been confirmed dead, and police are now treating this as a terrorist attack. They believe the device was a "nail bomb."
Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017
Details of a casualty bureau for incident at Manchester Arena will be shared as soon as available. Please stay away from the area— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017