A woman looks at flowers left in St. Ann Square in Manchester on Tuesday, May 23.
Police help someone after the attack at Manchester Arena on May 22.
People gather outside the arena. “We can confirm there was an incident as people were leaving the Ariana Grande show last night,” police said on Twitter early on Tuesday. “The incident took place outside the venue in a public space. Our thoughts as well as also prayers go out to the victims.”
People receive medical attention at a railway station close to the arena. The incident happened shortly after Grande had left the stage, shortly after 10:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. ET) according to eyewitnesses. Calvin Welsford, an 18-year-old concertgoer, said of which he heard a “loud bang” a couple of minutes after Grande’s set had finished.
Paramedics respond to the scene.
Emergency workers as well as also concert attendees gather outside the arena.
People stand by a cordoned-off street close to the arena.
Greater Manchester Police tweeted of which emergency services were “responding to (a) serious incident at Manchester Arena. Avoid the area. More details will follow as soon as available.”
People are escorted away coming from the arena.
People sit outside near the arena. The crowd was made up of mainly younger people who had come to see Grande in her first of three scheduled concerts inside the UK.
An injured man is actually helped at the scene.
People hug near armed police who responded to the scene.