tiptrot.com
tiptrot.com October 17, 2017


UK police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

23 May 2017, 11:16 | Gerardo Harmon

Show Grid

Show Grid

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed a "suspected terrorist attack" has killed at least 19 at the MEN Arena as concertgoers were leaving an Ariana Grande show.

Greater Manchester Police's chief constable Ian Hopkins said local police in the city were working with national counter-terrorism and intelligence officials on the investigation.

It is reported at this time that Arianna Grande, 23 years of age now, was not injured by the explosion in any way, and that evacuations were mostly successful.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement that officials "are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack".

Her fans, proud "Arianators", were among those who took to Twitter with prayers and tears.

Ariana Grande, 23, later said on Twitter: "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". Police said the incident started at 10:35 Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert.

The incident comes in the thick of a United Kingdom general election campaign, which is expected to be put on hold on Tuesday out of respect for the victims in Manchester. She has suspended campaigning for June 7 general election and will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee on Tuesday morning.

They said in a statement: "Words can not express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack".

Britons are due to go to the polls on June 8.


"Families and many young people were out to enjoy a concert at the Manchester Arena and have lost their lives".

"Everybody was panicking", Isabel Hodgins, an actress who had been attending the concert told Sky News. "I just want her to walk through the door". She said she heard an explosion toward the end of the performance.

Social media posts from the scene showed panicked concert goers running down the arena's stairs in an attempt to get away. Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.

She was set to perform Thursday in London. "When we left [the main arena] there was smoke and people lying on the floor". People just dropped everything.

Bomb disposal units were dispatched to the arena after reports of an explosion.

Elena Semino, who was waiting for her 17-year-old daughter and was herself injured, told The Guardian newspaper: "There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere". "I can't even describe it".

Another Twitter user called Erin:P urged people to help him find his sister: "She's wearing a pink sweatshirt and blue jeans".

In March, a British-born convert to Islam ploughed a auto into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing four people, before stabbing to death a police officer who was on the grounds of parliament. The victim, 61-year-old William Rust III, of Cincinnati, was riding his bike along the shoulder of US 52 in Anderson Twp., just east of Cincinnati Monday afternoon, our news partner WCPO-TV.



Other News

Trending Now

Deepika Padukone at her stunning best: Top 5 'game changer' looks
On Day 1 of Cannes Film Festival yesterday, it was Deepika's turn to hit one of the world's most stylish red carpet. The actress has shown she can rule the red carpet, as she creates memorable outfits and captivating looks.

Nintendo Switch Neon Bundle Deals Gone
Two local players can also jump online with up to 10 total systems, bringing a max of 20 players per multiplayer lobby. It's called Arms because the characters have spring-like arms that zoom towards rivals to land punches.

Seasonal Coast Guard Stations Open for Summer Boating Season
The Coast Guard rescued three mariners Sunday afternoon from a boat that was taking on water in Moriches Bay, authorities said. One was using a stand-up paddleboard, the other was a kayaker who had said he had capsized, according to the fire department.

Kevin McCarthy: Comment that Putin is paying Trump was bad joke
Brendan Buck , a Ryan spokesman, told the newspaper: " That never happened ", but later said on Twitter: "Goodness, I don't lie". Rohrabacher said he isn't taking offense to the comments, adding he believes the majority leader made the comments in jest.

Christie: Flynn wouldn't be allowed in White House if I were president
Christie declined to elaborate on his reservations about Flynn, citing classified information. Flynn, Christie allowed, could "go on a tour" like the rest of the public.

Premier League table: Where could every team finish this season?
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has backed Gunners fans for "voting with their feet" and boycotting the club's game against Sunderland. A victory at home to Everton on Sunday may still not be enough given and could hand them their worst league finish since 1996.

Military solution to North Korea would be 'tragic on unbelievable scale': Mattis
It's not yet clear how this change will affect the size and scope of US troop deployments to Iraq and Syria. Mattis and Dunford said ISIS has lost 55 percent of its territory, none of which it has regained.

Branstad confirmed as Chinese ambassador
Although his heart will always be in Iowa, I know that Governor Branstad will throw himself into this job whole-heartedly. Professor Dong says the top priority will be getting the USA and China on the same page when dealing with North Korea.

How Trump's planned visit to the Western Wall spurred controversy
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts . Palestinian officials were struck by the fact that Greenblatt, an Orthodox Jew, took off his skullcap for their meetings.

Army foils infiltration bid on LoC, 3 soldiers among 7 killed
Sources told Mirror that after the operation was resumed, the terrorists who were hiding started firing in which one soldier died. An official said that four weapons and other war-like stores had been recovered from the encounter site.