One of the most calamitous issues that the world has to deal with is Terrorism. It is now spreading its webs in Europe and this time United Kingdom has gotten itself entangled into it. Many youngsters had gone to the live concert of US star Ariana Grande in the Manchester Arena. However, little did they know that this is going to turn into a fatally eventful night due to – Bomb Attack.
This is the deadliest attack UK has faced in the last 12 years with 22 people dead and 59 injured in the concert. After the blast, many teens panicked and fled the arena on monday evening.
Some of the people who witnessed the blast described it as,
“There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere.”
“A huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena.”
“We heard the last song go and then suddenly there was a massive flash and then a bang and smoke.”
“The corridor was full, it smelled of burning, there was quite a lot of smoke as we were leaving.”
Here is a phone footage around the time when bomb explodes in the Manchester Arena.
Another video covering the event,
EXPLOSION AT MANCHESTER ARENA AND EVERYONE RAN OUT SO SCARY😭 pic.twitter.com/pJbUBoELtE
— ♡♡ (@hannawwh) May 22, 2017
The police gave their official statement over Twitter.
— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 23, 2017
Tributes have come from all over the world, including from the Canadian PM.
Canadians are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester tonight. Please keep the victims & their families in your thoughts.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 23, 2017
The US Department of Homeland Security, Britain’s biggest intelligence partner, said it was closely monitoring the situation. United States has cited suicide bomb attack as the possible reason from this catastrophe. British PM Theresa May will hold a meeting of the Government’s emergency Cobra committee on Tuesday morning to probe the incident.