BREAKING NEWS: MANCHESTER arena concert explosion : 22 DEAD and 50 wounded so far, others still missing.

Singer Ariana Grande was performing at the concert. Police are treating this as a suspected terrorist incident.

Police say the explosion happened in the foyer of the arena, the biggest indoor centre with a capacity of up to 18000 in Manchester. It would according to BBC report, the worst terrorist incident since the 2005 London train bombings. The explosion occurred as the concert had just ended as the people were streaming out, from a concert attended mainly by youth and families. The youngest victim is 8 years old

A total of at least 400 police officers and sixty ambulances were dispatched to attend to the scene. Emergency number Police help the injured near the Manchester Arena after an explosion.GOODMAN/LNP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK
Police have set up an emergency telephone number 0161 856 9400 is open for those seeking information about loved ones.

Police have also issued 0800789321, the National Anti terrorist Hotline is also open to all for information and tip offs particularly from those at the concert. People are advised to avoid the Arena area to allow emergency services to work. American popstar singer Ariana Grande (23) was not injured…. More news to follow…by Sibusiso Ngwenya

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