LONDON (Sputnik) — The Russian embassy in London has not received any information, whether Russian nationals were affected by the incident at Manchester Arena on Monday night, a spokesperson for the embassy told Sputnik.
"The situation is under control. We have not received any information so far, whether the incident has affected any of Russian nationals. We are constantly updating the information," the spokesperson said.
The Manchester police have confirmed that 19 people were killed and about 50 others were injured as a result of the explosion.
Armed police and bomb squads arrived at the scene.