Late Monday, an explosion reportedly went off at a concert venue in Manchester, United Kingdom at which pop star Ariana Grande was performing. Video footage taken at the Manchester Aren shows hundreds of people screaming and running for their lives. Police have confirmed that at least 20 have been killed and hundreds of others have been injured.
DEVELOPING: Video appears to show moments after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. More: https://t.co/AlrauoBfq1 pic.twitter.com/kgYb2MWU20 — NBC News (@NBCNews) May 22, 2017
WATCH: People rushing out of arena #Manchester
Reports of ‘explosion’ at Manchester Arena in UK pic.twitter.com/vElz2V7otv — Press TV (@PressTV) May 22, 2017
The fatality rate is consistent with a large-scale terror operation, however the perpetrators and motive of the attack are unknown at this time.