The 2017 Manchester Arena (United Kingdom) terror attack, was carried out by a suicide bomber, on 22 May 2017. Detonating a device carried in a backpack, as people were leaving Manchester Arena during egress of the Ariana Grande concert. Twenty two innocent victims were killed and 250 were injured.
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22 people died – including a number of children – after an explosion tore through a pop concert at Manchester Arena. Around 120 other people were injured in the blast at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22 2017. Terrorist Salman Abedi was named as the suicide bomber who carried out the attack
An explosion went off just after 10:30pm on Monday 22 May as people were leaving the Manchester Arena.
Twenty-two people were killed in a blast at the Manchester Arena on Monday night, including an eight-year-old girl and an off-duty female police officer, moments after US singer Ariana Grande finished performing, at around 10:30pm.
Police are investigating whether the suicide bomber was acting alone or as part of a network.
Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi did not act alone, police suspect, and detectives want to speak to his brother in Libya, anti-terror officers have said.
Children as young as eight will be able to access vital support from professionals trained in helping people who have experienced trauma