Manchester, England

At least 19 people are dead and hundreds more have suffered injuries following a possible suicide bombing after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Multiple loud bangs were heard at the Manchester Arena on Monday night (May 22), according to NBC News.

Information is sparse at the moment, but law enforcement sources say there may have been two explosions. Preliminary reports indicate a single explosion took place outside the arena on the southwest side opposite the train station as people were exiting the venue.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed multiple casualties and injuries occurred. U.S. officials state that some of the deaths may have been caused by a stampede of concert attendees.

Ariana Grande and the other performers were reportedly unharmed. A rep for Grande issued a statement to assuage fans’ fears.

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“Ariana is okay,” the representative said. “We are further investigating what happened.”

Boston rapper Bia, who opened up for Grande, also let her Twitter followers know she was fine following the incident.

“GUYS WE ARE OKAY !!!” she wrote “THANK YOU WE LOVE YOU ??❤️”

She deleted the initial tweet, but then sent out well wishes to concert attendees.

Several people took to Twitter to share their thoughts and prayers are with the city of Manchester. Nicki Minaj — who has collaborated with Ariana Grande before —Chuck D, TM88, Dreamville’s Elite and more offered their condolences to those affected by the tragedy.

HipHopDX sends its condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed in the Manchester bombing.