Following the Monday night suicide bombing that took place at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, celebrities took to social media to mourn the victims of the attack.
The explosion mdash which occurred at Manchester Arena just before 10:35 p.m. local time, according to Greater Manchester Police mdash left twenty-two people dead, including children, and around 59 others injured. British Prime Minister Theresa May told media that police believe a lone individual carried out mdash and was killed in mdash the bombing. Later British authorities identified the suspected suicide bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. However, a 23-year-old man in South Manchester was arrested in connection with the attack Tuesday morning and ISIS has claimed responsibility for it in a propaganda statement.The Brief Newsletter Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. View Sample Sign Up Now
Grande herself, as well as fellow singers such as John Legend, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Harry Styles expressed their shock and sadness in the wake of the incident. #8220Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry,#8221 Grande tweeted. #8220I don#8217t have words.#8221
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