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22 Dead, 64 Wounded At Ariana Grande’s Sold-Out Manchester Concert

Horror At Ariana Grande's Manchester Concert: 22 Dead, 59 Wounded As Authorities Suspect Terrorism featureIn what U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May called a “callous terrorist attack,” a bomb was detonated on Monday night as fans were leaving Ariana Grande’s sold-out concert at the Manchester Arena. Officials have confirmed that there are up to a dozen people under 16 among the 64 hospitalized. Names of the 22 killed in the attack are slowly coming out, including 18-year-old Georgina Callandar and 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. So far, there have been a total of twelve people identified.

Reports claim that the attacker was 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who acted on behalf of the Islamic State, which took credit for the bombing on a social messaging app. Four people who have connections to Abedi and the incident have been arrested, including his brother, Ismail Abedi. The suicide bombing suspect detonated an improvised explosive device near the box office and merch tables of the venue as crowds streamed out after the “Dangerous Woman Tour” show.

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