'Broken, I Am So So Sorry,' Tweets Ariana Grande After Explosion At Her Concert in Manchester

The explosion at Manchester Arena took place just after Ariana Grande's concert.

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'Broken, I Am So So Sorry,' Tweets Ariana Grande After Explosion At Her Concert in Manchester

The Manchester explosion happened at the venue of pop singer Ariana Grande's concert. (Reuters)

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Highlights

  1. 22 killed in explosion at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, UK
  2. Blast took place just as the concert ended at the Manchester Arena
  3. British police treating the blast as a possible terrorist attack
Singer Ariana Grande tweeted this morning that she was 'broken, from the bottom of my heart' after an explosion at her concert in Manchester killed 22 and left over 50 injured. The UK police are treating the blast as a possible terror attack. The blast took place just as the concert ended at the Manchester Arena, when the largely teen audience was leaving around 10.30 pm on Monday night.The blast rocked the foyer of the Manchester Arena as thousands of young fans and parents streamed out of the 21,000-capacity venue after the show by the US singer, whose fan base is made up largely of teenagers and pre-teens. Grande, a 23-year-old former child star, is not known for her political views.This was part of her The Dangerous Woman Tour.

This is the deadliest attack in Britain since 2005.

Ian Hopkins, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, said around 50 people were taken to six hospitals.

Dozens of teenage girls were taken by a parent to a nearby Holiday Inn Express hotel. Paula Robinson, 48, then tweeted out her phone number to worried parents telling them to meet her there.

Many celebrities tweeted expressing grief and condolences.  
The Manchester Arena regularly hosts concerts by major stars.

Grande, currently on a European tour, has already played in Birmingham and Dublin and is due to be at the O2 Arena in London tomorrow and Thursday.

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