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Manchester Arena blast: What we know so far

23 May 2017

A US Department of Homeland Security statement said it was "closely monitoring" the situation. Those beliefs have no place in our society. She said her thoughts were with the victims and the families of those who have been affected. I am heartbroken for all. "May it be a comfort to those grieving in Manchester tonight that so many around the world mourn in solidarity with them", Pelosi added.

Many have life-threatening injuries.

Manchester Arena, the largest indoor arena in Europe, opened in 1995 and has a capacity for 21,000 people, according to its website. Her dad is out looking.

The Manchester Arena is in the city centre of the north-west UK, two miles north of Manchester United's Old Trafford and two miles west of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium. Anyone with urgent concerns should contact 999. "I'm sending all my love". "We heard the last song, and quite a few people were flooding out and then suddenly there was a massive flash and then a bang, smoke", he told BBC Radio 5 Live.

Reliving the horror of the events that unfolded on May 22 at the Ariana Grande concert, the actress spoke of the horror, the mass confusion and the sheer panic that happened immediately after the explosion. "Our thoughts are with those killed and with all those who are injured".

"Pained by the attack in Manchester". Queen Elizabeth II described bombing as "act of barbarity".

Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann said the attackers would not succeed. "We send our prayers to the families of those killed, to those wounded, and to those still waiting for word from a loved one", she said.

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Parents hunted for missing children after the blast.

Many on Twitter were using the hashtag #RoomForManchester to offer spare rooms or other resources.

"The news from Manchester is simply appalling".

They said in a statement: "Words can not express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack". But they need to find out if they were acting alone.

"Instead of locking doors and closing up, the people of Manchester are helping those who are to be evacuated, responding as we hope we would similar circumstances", he said.

She said her daughter was devastated.

U.S. President Donald Trump, in Bethlehem, said the attack preyed upon children and described those responsible as "evil losers".

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The leaders are expected to discuss resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. "They were all saying I did". President Rivlin thanked Trump for his "commitment to Israel's ability to face the threats of today and of tomorrow".

"We stand with the British people, and, like them, refuse to be bowed by heinous acts of terror".

Turnbull says: "This incident, this attack, is especially vile, especially criminal, especially horrific because it appears to have been deliberately directed at teenagers".

He added: "This is an attack on innocents".

Parents separated from their children during the mayhem were told to go to a Holiday Inn, where many children had taken refuge.

The crowd was made up of mainly younger people who had come to see Grande, who is on a European and Latin American tour. We strongly condemn it. "Please keep the victims & their families in your thoughts".

Police said the incident started at 10:35 Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert.

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