Ariana Grande has suspended the rest of her world tour dates [Wenn]
Footage has emerged appearing to show Ariana’s tour bus heading back to her hotel, hours after the traumatic terror attack which took place as her concert came to an end at Manchester Arena.
22 people were killed when an explosion went off just outside of the star’s concert on Monday evening.
Ariana broke her silence shortly after the horrific incident, posting on Twitter to share a heartbreaking message.
Ariana broke her silence with a heartbreaking tweet [Ariana Grande/Twitter]
Ariana Grande performing during her “Dangerous Woman” tour at Madison Square Garden [Getty]
Her message read: “Broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.”
The pop star has since announced she would be “suspending” all of her upcoming tour dates.
Greater Manchester Police confirmed the incident happened at 10:30pm, on May 22.
British police guard the entrance to the Manchester Arena stadium [Getty]
A statement released on their Twitter page read: “Just before 10:35pm on Monday 22 May 2017, police were called to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena.
“This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise.”
Greater Manchester police says 22 people have died, with 59 injured.
An ambulance arrives as police officers stand at the Miller Street and Corporation Street Crossroads near the Manchester Arena on May 23 [Getty]
Witnesses said they heard two loud bangs near the ticket office at the end of the concert, the cause of which is unknown.
The area around the stadium went into lockdown as authorities continue with their investigations.
One Twitter user wrote: “Honestly worst night of my existence. Just kept running from Manchester Arena for my life.”
Another added: “Just got out of Manchester Arena after seeing Ariana perform. There was a loud bang when the lights came on & everyone ran out screaming.”