Manchester attack: British police say 22, including children, killed in suicide explosion at Ariana Grande concert

Manchester, United Kingdom Published: May 23, 2017, 06:45 AM(IST)

Forensic police search the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain May 23, 2017. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Police said children were among those killed||They also say it was a suicide attack ||They will try to figure out whether the attacker was or wasn't part of a network

British police said 22 people including some children were killed in a suicide attack carried out by one man after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday.

"We believe, at this stage, the attack last night was conducted by one man," Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said.

"The priority is to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network.

"The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena. We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated causing this atrocity."


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