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British Police Confirm 22 People Dead After Explosion At Manchester Arena

Police say nearly 60 people have been injured in what is being treated as a terrorist incident. Witnesses reported frantic efforts by concertgoers to flee after the blast at an Ariana Grande show.
Police and fans outside the Manchester Arena on Monday, following reports of an explosion after Ariana Grande had performed. / Dave Thompson / Getty Images

Updated at 4:30 a.m. ET

Police in Manchester, England, confirm 22 people dead at Manchester Arena following an explosion after a concert by Ariana Grande. Nearly 60 people have been injured.

Authorities say they believe one man detonated an improvised explosive device, and was killed in the explosion. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police said in a news conference,

"We have been

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