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At least 19 people dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester | The Washington Post
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At least 19 people dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester | The Washington Post

An explosion described by police as a likely terrorist attack ripped through a crowd of teenagers and other concert­goers late Monday after a performance by an American pop singer in the English city of Manchester, leaving at least 19 people dead and about 50 injured.

Initial evidence at the scene suggested the attack may have been a suicide bombing, according to two U.S. security officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation. British authorities, who were meeting in emergency sessions in Manchester and London, did not immediately confirm those reports.

The bombing appeared intended to inflict the maximum possible damage on young concert­goers — many of them in their early teens…

Source: At least 19 people dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester – The Washington Post