Police confirm a number of fatalities at Manchester Arena incident.
Greater Manchester Police have sadly confirmed that there have been a number of fatalities at the serious incident at the Manchester Arena.
The statement reads as follows:
Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena.
There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured.
Please AVOID the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene.
Details of a casualty bureau will follow as soon as possible.
Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a
— Greater Manchester Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017