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Multiple People Feared Dead After Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert

May 22, 2017

Our hearts are broken to report that British authorities are reporting that there were fatalities in the area of the arena where Ariana Grande had performed in the United Kingdom on Monday evening (May 22). The explosion happened adjacent to the venue after the concert. 

Network television is reporting that eyewitnesses told them about a loud explosion near the arena. Grande's concert at the Manchester arena had just let out. Eyewitnesses told CNN that there was smoke outside the arena and stage area. 

Police have confirmed that there were multiple fatalities in the incident. 

Our hearts and prayers are with those affected by this tragedy.