Dozen of Children, Teenagers in Hospital After Manchester Terror Attack
- Author: Carolyn Briggs May 24, 2017,
May 24, 2017, 9:35
"A huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena", said 22-year-old concertgoer Majid Khan.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement that the city "joins the world in mourning the loss of so many innocent men, women and children". It said she died of wounds from the attack and described her as "a lovely young student who was very popular with her peers and the staff". A 23-year-old man was arrested in South Manchester on Tuesday morning, police said.
Grande's role as Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon's high school sitcom "Victorious" propelled her to teen idol status, starting in 2010. She tweeted, "Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry".
Queen Elizabeth is offering her condolences and words of encouragement to the victims of the Manchester attacks. "We are further investigating what happened".
Speaking outside Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee, Mrs May said the perpetrator had chosen the time and place of his attack deliberately to cause "maximum carnage and to kill and injure indiscriminately".