Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert Leaves Numerous People Dead

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We are in total shock right now. Numerous people are dead and injured after a reported explosion went off at Ariana Grande‘s concert in Manchester, UK, earlier this evening. Authorities say that “19 people have been confirmed dead, with around 50 others injured” and they are currently treating this “as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise.”

Apparently, the blast went off at around 10:30 p.m. in the area of the venue where merchandise is sold. A fan who attended the concert shared a video of the thousands of concertgoers running in terror following the blast.

Sasina Akhtar was also in the audience and said, “We saw young girls with blood on them. Everyone was screaming and people were running.”

The “Greedy” singer’s rep confirms to Billboard that she is safe.

While Ari hasn’t yet commented on the incident herself, TONS of her fellow musicians chimed in on the horror and offered their thoughts and prayers to all those affected.

We will keep you posted as this story continues to develop.

Ariana Grande has no time for sexist haters: