Ariana Grande’s Concert Ended After ‘Explosions,' Fatalities Confirmed

The 'blasts' sent concertgoers scrambling to the exits of Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Ariana Grande’s Concert Ended After ‘Explosions’ and Unconfirmed Fatalities
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[Updated at 10:01 p.m. PT]

Ariana Grande has spoken out following the tragedy that killed 19 people and wounded dozens more in Manchester, England on Monday night.

Grande was physically unharmed in the incident, which police say they are currently treating as a terrorist incident.

Grande's management put out a lengthier statement, saying: "We mourn the lives of children and loved ones taken by this cowardly act. We ask all of you to hold the victims, their families, and all those affected in your hearts and prayers."

[Updated at 5:07 p.m. PT]

19 people have been confirmed dead. Police are now treating the incident as a possible act of terrorism. TMZ reports the explosive device was a "nail bomb."

[Original story] 

Police have confirmed that an unknown number of people were killed and injured at a Manchester, England arena were Ariana Grande had been performing Monday night. 

According to reports, concertgoers scrambled towards the exits of Manchester Arena after hearing what was described as several loud "explosions." The "blasts" apparently came from near the box office.

Ariana Grande left the stage after hearing the explosions and is reportedly "okay," according to her reps.  

You can read the full police statement below: 

This story is developing. We'll update the post as we get more information. 

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