Manchester U.K. Concert Blast




10:30 PM BST

The blast was reported to have hit the foyer of the building at 10:30pm, British Transport police said.

10:48 PM BST

Reports of massive explosion

10:58 PM BST

There are some reports the explosion heard could have been part of act at the Arena.

11:13 PM BST

Boarders at Chetham’s Music school next to Victoria Station have reportedly been ushered into one common room.

11:19 PM BST

All trains are currently stopping stopping at Victoria station following security scare.

11:56 PM BST

Police statement “Emergency services are currently responding to reports on an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured. Please avoid the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene. Details of a casualty bureau will follow as soon as possible.

12:38 AM BST

Sky News reported that a bomb disposal unit at the scene.

12:53 AM BST

North West Counter Terror Command are treating it as a “possible terrorist incident”

12:57 AM BST

The death toll id in double figures, officials report.

1:14 AM BST

Police have confirmed that 19 people have been killed in the Manchester Arena attack. A further 50 people are injured.

1:34 AM BST

There will be a controlled explosion in Cathedral gardens shortly.

2:03 AM BST

Two US officials tell Reuters that a suicide bomber is suspected in Manchester explosion.

2:34 AM BST

Emergency services still working at the scene of last nights incident at Manchester Arena and continue to ask public to avoid the area.