Ariana Grande Fans Are Trying To Figure Out Who’s Responsible For Manchester Attack
UPDATE: Manchester police revealed Tuesday morning that at least 22 people are dead and about 60 injured after a lone bomber detonated an improvised explosive device outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. The attacker is deceased and police believe he acted alone. According to CNN, authorities are investigating whether the attacker was part of a broader terror network.
EARLIER:According to NBC News, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. However, it has not been confirmed and they produced no evidence.
Greater Manchester police reports that officials were called to the venue after reports of an explosion just before 10:35 p.m. local time on Monday, May 22.
Elite Daily has reached out to Ariana Grandes reps for comment but did not hear back by the time of publication.Ariana Grandes rep told E! News, Ariana is okay. We are further investigating what happened.
Fans and people in the area immediately jumped in to help victims of the Manchester attack by retweeting photos of those missing on Twitter, offering food and shelter, and using Facebooks mark yourself safe feature.
With the tragic news, fans are taking to Twitter to express their sadness and frustration with the attack.
People want to know who is responsible for the attack.
NBC News reports UK authorities suspect the explosion at Grandes concert could have been a suicide bombing.
Manchester police say they are treating the event as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise.
Officialsalso tweeted that theywere planning to conducta controlled explosion in Cathedral Gardens, but it turned out not being a suspicious item.
Esme Findlay attended the concert and told
Everyone was laughing and talking about theshow before the sound But then, everybody began screaming immediatelyand pushing to get out. It was very loud because of the screaming.
No one knew what it was but people were screaming bomb! bomb! and there was a lot of panic.
Ivo Delgadoalso attended the Ariana Grande concert. He told that he just heard a loud bang right asthe concert was ending.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by this tragic incident in Manchester.