Police confirm suicide bombing after Manchester Arena explosion

The UK's police have confirmed an explosion at a crowded pop concert in Manchester on Monday night was a suicide bombing.

Chief constable Ian Hopkins told reporters on Tuesday that said this was a terrorist incident and the priority is to establish whether the attacker was acting alone or as part of a network.

The police said they believe the bombing was the responsibility of one man armed with an improvised explosive device. The man, whose identity has not yet been announced, is among the dead. Greater Manchester police have confirmed at least 22 people, including children, have been killed with 59 injured.

Source: VOV5