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BREAKING: Explosion at Ariana Grande concert, multiple deaths reported

British police have confirmed that there has been “a number of fatalities and others injured” during an Ariana Grande concert.

This gig was being held at Manchester Arena and fans have already started posting videos to social media of people fleeing the site.

Trains out of the city’s station are currently blocked and police are urging people to stay away from the area.

UPDATE 9:20am (AEST):The singer has not been hurt, a spokesperson has confirmed.

UPDATE 9:38am (AEST): It’s not yet known if any Australians were hurt or killed in the explosion, but the Australian High Commission in London is reportedly making “urgent inquiries”.

UPDATE 10:21am: Police have confirmed at least 19 killed and 50 people have been injured.

This is a breaking news story and we will update the post when more confirmed information comes to light

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