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Manchester Terror Attack: Footballing World Stand United

Local clubs Manchester City, United and the football community reached out to the victims of suspected terror attack in Manchester, UK.

Police have confirmed that around 22 people have been killed in the attack, over 50 people have been injured in the explosion at the end of the concert by American pop star Ariana Grande.
Man City captain Vincent Kompany was the first sports star to express his condolences through twitter.

The entire team of the City’s emergency service was deployed to the scene where the explosion happened as an estimate of around 21,000 people left the concert.

Greater Manchester Police released a statement and explained that they are suspecting it to be a terror attack.

“Just before 22:35 on Monday, May 22, 2017, police were called to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena,” the GMP statement reads.

“So far 19 (now updated to 22) people have been confirmed dead, with around 50 others injured. This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise.”

English football legend Gary Lineker took to twitter to express his condolences.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the incident, saying: “We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack.

Manchester“All our thoughts are with the victims and the families of those who have been affected.”

The Arena is in the city center of the north-west UK, two miles north of Man United’s Old Trafford Stadium and two miles west of Man City’s Etihad Stadium.

Following the incident came into light; football world expressed their sympathy and support for the victims.

Jini K Jose
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