UPDATED: Police Confirm An Explosion At A Concert At The MEN Arena And Many People Have Died.

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Explosions was heard all over Manchester this evening, people reporting hearing loud banging noises, we heard booming noises, and went on for a good couple of minuets, although it could have been one bang and possible reverb.

 

 

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Latest Update at the bottom

Update: Police are saying to keep away from the area near MEN arena.

Update: Network Rail are saying Manchester Victoria is out of action.

Update: A concert was taking place at the MEN arena and explosions occurred after the gig had finished, leading to panic scenes by fans inside the arena.

Update: Police now confirm of an explosion and that their was a number of fatalities and injured.

Update: Wythenshawe Hospital and Manchester Royal are now sending away none urgent cases as casualties arrive, reports suggest a huge amount of people have already arrived.

Update: Bomb Disposal Units at the scene

Update: Counter Terrorism Unit are treating the explosion as a possible terror related incident.

Update: nineteen people have died and fifty people are injured.

Update: Police are treating the incident as a terrorist incident

Update: Bomb squad performs a controlled explosion in Cathedral Gardens

We will have a full article and further updates later.

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