Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017
'There was a big bang. People were screaming and running' - Eyewitness describes the chaos and smelling smoke at the Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/0mJZsNhrjD— Sky News (@SkyNews) May 22, 2017
Dear lord. People are horrible. pic.twitter.com/1KWkYC9ikY— Kyle Foley (@KFoleyFL) May 22, 2017
Sky News correspondent Mark White said of the incident: "The first priority of the emergency services is to get a handle on the situation and reach those injured. That they are doing.
BBC: 35 people on the ground, an attack on young children, looked like a bomb a criminal attack. Lots of deaths, double figures - eyewitness pic.twitter.com/qblQqc2G98— Voice of Europe (@V_of_Europe) May 22, 2017
"The fact they've got a number of fatalities tells you this is a significant incident and there may be quite a number of injuries.
"So it can take quite a while even for the police themselves to determine what has happened."