France 24 : Live: IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in Manchester Arena (allahists are Satan!)

Live: IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in Manchester Arena

Police say at least 22 people have been killed — many of them children — in an explosion at a concert venue in the northern UK city of Manchester, in a terrorist attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

http://www.france24.com/en/20170523-live-deaths-reported-blast-manchester-concert-ariana-grande-terrorist

 Here’s what we know so far:

  • Police say at least 22 people have died and 59 been injured after an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena at around 10.25pm on Monday night.
  • US pop star Ariana Grande has a young fan base, and the venue was packed with children.
  • The security services believe they know the attacker’s identity, but are not yet able to confirm it.
  • Concert-goers described hearing a massive explosion followed by panic as people tried to flee the venue.
  • The Islamic State group has claimed responisiblity for the attack.
  • All political parties have agreed to suspend campaigning for UK’s June 8 general election.

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