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UK: 'It's a tragedy, but you can't let them win' – Eyewitness recounts Manchester blast aftermath02:03

UK: 'It's a tragedy, but you can't let them win' – Eyewitness recounts Manchester blast aftermath

United Kingdom, Manchester
May 23, 2017 at 09:16 GMT -00:00 · Published

Manchester residents including eye witnesses gave their take, Tuesday, on the Manchester Arena explosion that shook the UK on Monday, leaving 22 dead and scores injured.

"It is absolutely devastating. I don't really know what to think at the moment," said one resident.

The incident on Monday night occurred at the end of a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande as attendees were leaving the premises at around 22.35 local time (21.35 GMT).

Chief constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police confirmed early on Tuesday morning that children had been killed in explosion.

Police also believe that there was only one assailant in the attack. The suspect reportedly died at the scene of the blast after detonating an explosive device on his person.

UK: 'It's a tragedy, but you can't let them win' – Eyewitness recounts Manchester blast aftermath02:03
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Manchester residents including eye witnesses gave their take, Tuesday, on the Manchester Arena explosion that shook the UK on Monday, leaving 22 dead and scores injured.

"It is absolutely devastating. I don't really know what to think at the moment," said one resident.

The incident on Monday night occurred at the end of a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande as attendees were leaving the premises at around 22.35 local time (21.35 GMT).

Chief constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police confirmed early on Tuesday morning that children had been killed in explosion.

Police also believe that there was only one assailant in the attack. The suspect reportedly died at the scene of the blast after detonating an explosive device on his person.

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