This Article is From May 23, 2017

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British police said they are treating the Manchester Arena concert explosion as a terrorist attack.

Manchester: At least 22 people including children have been killed and 59 injured in a blast during a pop concert at Manchester Arena, police have confirmed. The man behind the attack died when he detonated his explosive device.Two loud bangs coming from near the arena's bars were heard, say witnesses. The incident took place at the concert venue of Ariana Grande, just as the performance ended. British Prime Minister Therese May, who suspended her election campaign after the blast, condemned the incident."We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack," Ms May said in a statement.
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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Concert Blast In Manchester, Monitoring Group Says

ISIS often quickly proclaims links to attacks, but some previous claims have not been proven.

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UK national flag flies at half-mast in Downing Street as Britain mourns Manchester Arena blast victims.
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Emergency contact number of Consulate General of India for Indians affected during the Manchester attack: 0121 212 3217 
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There is no report of an Indian causality in the Manchester attack, said India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. "We are keeping a close watch on the situation," she tweeted.
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US President Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack: news agency AFP
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David Beckham wrote on his Instagram account, "Heartbreaking news from Manchester. As a father & a human what has happened truly saddens me. My thoughts are with all of those that have been affected by this tragedy..."
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan posted this on Facebook, "London stands united with the great city of Manchester today after this barbaric and sickening attack." He wrote, "I am in constant contact with the Metropolitan Police, who are reviewing security arrangements in London. Londoners will see more police on our streets today."
May 23, 2017 13:05 (IST)
UK national flag, the Union Jack, lowered to half mast in Downing Street after the Manchester Arena blast.
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Children among 22 dead in Manchester terror attack: police
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Police say Manchester pop concert attacker died detonating device: news agency AFP
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Toll from Manchester terror attack rises to 22 dead: police
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All school buses in the area are operating as normal this morning, said the Manchester City Council
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who suspended the election campaign, tweeted,"I am horrified by the horrendous events in Manchester. My thoughts are with families and friends of those who have died and been injured."
May 23, 2017 10:59 (IST)
Desperate parents and friends took to social media to search for their loved ones.
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Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn say suspended election campaign after Manchester attack: AFP
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the blast in Manchester. 

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Manchester Explosion: Videos Show Scenes Of Panic At Ariana Grande Concert
There were scenes of panic as audience fled the 21,000-capacity venue after what eyewitnesses described a "huge bomb-like bang" in the foyer area at the end of the Ariana Grande concert." 
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Pop singer Ariana Grande tweets after the blast at the concert where she was performing:
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Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau‏:
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Greater Manchester Police :
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British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns 'Appalling Terrorist Attack' In Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester Arena
British Prime Minister Theresa May today condemned the "appalling terrorist attack" at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 19 people and injured more than 50." 
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Pop singer Katy Perry tweets:
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Greater Manchester Police tweets helpline number:
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Manchester Police issues statement after the explosion. Watch: 

May 23, 2017 07:14 (IST)
Greater Manchester Police tweets update:
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement, "We are working to establish the full details of what is bein treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack." 
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Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Paul Ryan expresses his condolences:
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British Prime Minister May condemns 'appalling terrorist attack' in Manchester   
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A video posted on twitter at the Manchester Arena.
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Two women wrapped in thermal blankets outside the Manchester Arena where the blast happened soon after the concert. (Image: Reuters)

May 23, 2017 06:38 (IST)
According to the police the explosion took place shortly after 10:35 pm (2135 GMT) at the Manchester arena.
May 23, 2017 06:34 (IST)
Armed police officers stand next to a police cordon outside the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain: Reuters 

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Fleet of ambulances at the spot of the explosion. Watch live on or NDTV 24x7

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