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    Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday, May 22, 2017.

    Emergency Services Rush to Manchester Arena After Reports of Explosions

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    Deadly Blast Hits Manchester Arena After Ariana Grande's Concert (164)

    Moments after Ariana Grande concluded a concert in Manchester, United Kingdom, an explosion erupted. The blast killed 19 people, UK police said.

    People inside the arena screamed bloody murder, according to videos uploaded to Twitter. Police confirmed 19 people died and 50 were injured — many of whom suffered "shrapnel injuries."

    After the explosion(s), people escaped the building in frenzy from what they'd just heard — some were in tears, according to UK media. 

    Manchester Police issued warnings to "stay away" from the area while officials worked to stabilize the situation. 

    Train lines have stopped running from the Victoria station in Manchester. Everyone in the facility had to evacuate because of an apparent looming threat. 

    Law enforcement "responded to reports of an incident at Manchester Arena," Greater Manchester Police tweeted.

    Roads have been shut down in Manchester city centre, according to a local reporter.

    "We saw young girls with blood on them, everyone was screaming and people were running. There was lots of smoke," a concert goer told Manchester Evening News.

    Pop star Ariana Grande is "okay," an official spokesman for the artist said.

    "Just ran from an explosion, genuinely thought we were gonna die," an attendee exclaimed on Twitter.

    Deadly Blast Hits Manchester Arena After Ariana Grande's Concert (164)
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