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Deadly blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena

    • Deadly blast at Manchester Arena treated as terror incident
    • Reports of a suicide bomber who detonated a bomb
    • Ariana Grande concertgoers killed, reports of 19 deaths
    • More injured, cause of blast still not confirmed
    POLICE are treating the blast at the Manchester Ariana Grande concert as a possible terrorist incident that has left at least 19 dead and 50 injured.
    Heavily armed police and bomb squads from the Greater Manchester Police Force are at the scene of the deadly blast.
    British Transport Police have confirmed the explosion was in the foyer area of the stadium, adding that emergency services are working to establish the cause.
    There are reports the damage could have been caused by a nail bomb.
    NBC reported the incident was the act of a suicide bomber.
    According to CNN, a US law enforcement official said authorities are investigating the possibility of a suicide bombing outside the arena.
    A male at the scene had been identified as the probable bomber. A US official told CNN, a suicide bomber is now considered the “likely” reason for the blast.

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