British Police Confirm 19 People Dead After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena

Police in Manchester, England, confirm 19 people dead at Manchester Arena following an apparent explosion after a concert by Ariana Grande. About 50 people have been injured. Authorities are treating the incident as a terrorist attack until they know otherwise, said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police said in a brief early morning news conference. Hopkins said police are working with national counterterrorism experts to investigate the explosion. He offered few...

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Police in Manchester, England, confirm 19 people dead at Manchester Arena following an apparent explosion after a concert by Ariana Grande. About 50 people have been injured.

Authorities are treating the incident as a terrorist attack until they know otherwise, said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police said in a brief early morning news conference.

Hopkins said police are working with national counterterrorism experts to investigate the explosion. He offered few details.

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