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'Two explosions' heard at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester
There are a number of confirmed deaths at Manchester Arena following a reported explosion at an Ariana Grande concert, police have said. Twitter users reported thousands of concert goers fled the arena covered in blood and crying, although it is not immediately clear what the reported "loud bangs" were. The noises were heard towards the end of the show, with witnesses claiming on social media they believed the bangs were a "gun shot" or a "bomb".
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James heartfully sending his support in such a heartbreaking and tragic time.

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I’m so disgusted…There were fucking kids there, kids my age just wanting to have fun, support their idol, hang with friends, and now some are dead, some potentially scarred for life, families missing kids, siblings, parents. 20 confirmed dead. These are children who could have grown up to do amazing things, and instead they were blown up. I’m done with this shit. If you are in Manchester, please stay away from the arena, the police are advising that. Please, if you’re alone find somewhere to go where you can be safe, home, or a friends house, and if you’re a minor, there is directions on my page to a Holiday Inn that is taking in minors who were separated from their parents. Please stay safe. Pray for those in Manchester and all those affected. This is fucking awful.

In times of distress, we are not directioners, arianators, sheerios, harmonizers, beliebers, mixers, etc. We are not defined by our fandoms, but by the empathy and humaness we show towards those affected. Love or hate Ariana, her music and her fans, we must see that human lives were lost, people injured and families torn apart. We will stand with other fandoms in support of arianators because when one of us is attacked, we all are.

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This. THIS IS ALL CNN HAD TO SAY.
YES LETS JUST NOT PAY ANY MIND TO THE 19 PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAD SO FAR.
THERE CAN BE MORE PEOPLE DEAD. THIS HAPPENED NO MORE THAN 2 HOURS. WHAT TYPE OF CRAP IS THIS. THERE’S FAMILIES GRIEVING, THIS WAS AN ATTACK AND ALL THEY HAD TO SAY WAS “ARIANAS NOT DEAD SHES ALIVE THATS ALL”.

MMMMM. I’M NOT SORRY FOR WHAT I SAID.

Innocents lives have been lost, and families are in despair. Yes, good thing Ariana grande is alive and good THING THAT WERE OTHER SURVIVORS. CNN FOCUS ON THOSE WHO ARE STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE NOW, FOCUS ON ALL OF THIS.

EVERYONE PLEASE, PLEASE SEND PRAYERS OR GOOD THOUGHTS ALL OF THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK.

EVERYONE IS MORE THAN WELCOMED TO ADD ANYTHING ON HERE THAT THEY FEEL IS RELEVANT TO THE ATTACK.

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St Petersburg attack: At least 10 dead after bombing on Russian metro

At least 10 people have been killed and 50 more injured in a bomb blast in the St Petersburg metro system after an unidentified explosive device went off on a train that was travelling between two stations.

An eyewitness said that when smoke started pouring out of the carriages, people began to flee in panic.
“People were bleeding, their hair burned,” one man told Russian channel Life News, translated into English.
“Smoke poured out of the carriages. We were told to move to the exit, because the movement stopped. People just fled. My girlfriend was in the next car that exploded. When she came out, she saw that people were mutilated.”

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German-Russian suspect bombed soccer bus, then blamed Muslims, investigators say

  • A 28-year-old German-Russian man was charged Friday with bombing the Borussia Dortmund soccer team bus on April 11. 
  • German officials said the man aimed to profit financially from the tragedy and blame Muslims for the fallout, the Associated Press reported.
  • The suspect, identified as Sergej W., allegedly planted three explosive devices along the team’s bus route and left several notes at the crime scene suggesting Islamic terrorists were responsible. 
  • Just days before the attack, he took out a loan to bet Borussia Dortmund’s stock shares would drop — a likely scenario if any of the team’s players were severely injured or killed, prosecutors said.
  • German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere called the scheme a “particularly perfidious way to toy with people’s fears,” according to the Associated Press, hinting at the widespread fear-mongering aimed at Muslims that has gripped the globe in recent months. Read more (4/21/17)