If you haven’t heard, Ariana Grande’s concert in Manchester, England ended abruptly on Monday night (May 22) after an explosion resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries.
According to The Daily Mail, Greater Manchester Police responded to “reports of an explosion” at the pop star’s show at the Manchester Arena, as part of her “Dangerous Woman Tour”.
According to police, 22 people have been confirmed dead and more than 50 others were injured in the explosion. Police are saying it was “terrorist incident”, while TMZ says it was a nail bomb, which exploded “in the rotunda area near the front door as people were leaving the concert.”
“There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured. Please AVOID the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene,” authorities tweeted.
The explosion took place shortly after Grande her performed the final song of her set, sending fans “screaming and running for the exit.”
Footage of the chaos made its way to social media.
— aims (@touchedher) May 22, 2017
…running and screaming. It was terrifying. There are now armed police and helicopters at the arena. I'm stuck in the car park & shaken up.
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) May 22, 2017
Some time after, Grande took to Twitter to address the tragedy, saying she was “broken”.
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017