Nineteen people have been killed and around 50 others are reportedly injured following a suspected explosion at a concert by US star, Ariana Grande in Manchester Arena. The horrible incident is being treated as a terrorist attack, police in the northern English city said on Tuesday. “So far 19 people have been confirmed dead, with around 50 others injured. This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise,” police said in a statement.
Here is how people on social media are reacting and condemning this horrifying incident.
So so sad reading about the attack in Manchester at the Ariana Grande concert. ☹️
— Caitlyn Cube (@CaitlynCube) May 23, 2017
my heart is with all the families of the victims in manchester.. i’m speechless about what happened #PrayForManchester
— d. (@jismydaddy) May 23, 2017
I’m completely heartbroken.. i have no words for what happened in Manchester.. my thoughts and prayers are with all of you ❤️?
— Kim (@kim070392) May 23, 2017
Can’t believe what I’m seeing happened in Manchester last night. What kind of world is this we’re living in!? Devastating
— Simon Meyrick (@SimonMeyrick) May 23, 2017
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) May 23, 2017
We opened our show talking about Manchester. Our thoughts are with everyone affected. https://t.co/yrgu03JTK8
— James Corden (@JKCorden) May 23, 2017
— ☁️ (@zettariana) May 23, 2017
Members of the music community have extended their condolences to those affected by the Manchester Arena explosion. pic.twitter.com/AEh65NMZ1b
— MTV News (@MTVNews) May 23, 2017
@KEN6410 saddened to hear the tragic news from Manchester overnight
— Ken (@KEN6410) May 23, 2017
— Hk (@iam_HK_) May 23, 2017
OMG I justvheard the news about @ArianaGrande concert in Manchester … I am so saddened by this news ? why do something like this???
— Sara | AJ (@sarajoliexo) May 23, 2017
Can’t believe what’s happened in Manchester? thoughts are with those involved??
— Emma Murray (@emma_murray22) May 23, 2017
— Erin Clarke (@Erin_Clarkeee) May 23, 2017
I’ve just woken up to the horrific news. My thoughts go out to everyone affected ?? #Manchester
— Holly (@hollyamy12) May 23, 2017
Thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the terrible attack in Manchester last night #ManchesterArena ?
— Liberty Business Ser (@libertybizserv) May 23, 2017