Police: Number of confirmed fatalities, injuries following explosion at England arena
MANCHESTER, England — The Greater Manchester Police Department are urging the public to avoid the area around the Manchester Arena following an explosion.
Emergency services are currently responding to the scene.
The department tweeted that there are a number of confirmed fatalities and injuries following the incident, but did not give specific numbers.
Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017
An Ariana Grande concert was ongoing during the time of the incident.
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