Capital Reports – South Coast

23 May 2017, 13:04

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Tuesday 23rd May

 

22 Killed In Manchester Arena Bombing

Police say a 23-year-old man's been arrested in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

22 people, including children, died as they left Ariana Grande's concert last night.

59 other people were injured - with some children needing surgery this morning.

So-called Islamic State's claimed one of its soldiers had 'placed bombs among the crowds'.

The Prime Minister says Manchester's fallen victim to a "callous terrorist attack" - she held an emergency government Cobra meeting this morning.

The security services think they know who the bomber was - and have been trying to establish if he had help.

The first victim's been named as college student Georgina Callander.

The Queen says the whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury.

A vigil will be held in the Manchester's Albert Square at 6pm this evening.

Elsewhere, a man's been arrested after a street close to Manchester's Arndale Shopping Centre was evacuated this morning.

Police don't believe what happened there is connected to last night's attack.

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