ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Arena Attack At Ariana Grande ‘Dangerous Woman Tour’ Stop
- Salman Abedi, 23, has been identified as the Manchester Arena suicide bomber
- Manchester Police tweeted on Tuesday morning that a 23 year old man has been arrested in connection with the attack at Manchester Arena in the UK on Monday.
- Two explosives were detonated as concert-goers at an Ariana Grande 'Dangerous Woman Tour' stop were exiting the venue.
- 22 people, including children, were killed and 59 people were injured.
- 12 children under the age of 16 were among the 59 injured, the Associated Press reports a UK ambulance official said
- Shortly after the Manchester Police tweet, the AP reported that the Islamic State has taken responsibility for the terror attack.
- Authorities previously announced that they believed the attack to be the work of a suicide bomber and that they had identified that person, however, because of the sophisticated nature of the attack, the question of whether or not additional people were involved existed.