The media reported on two possible explosions at the “Manchester Arena”
LONDON, may 23 — RIA Novosti. British media, citing eyewitnesses reported two “sounds like explosions” at the stadium “Manchester-arena”.
“Police responded to reports of the incident at the “Manchester Arena”. Please try to stay away from the stadium. Details will follow”, said on Twitter the local police.
Emergency services responding to the serious incident at Manchester Arena. Avoid the area. More details will follow as soon as available
— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017
Television channel Sky News, citing Twiter eyewitnesses reported that the visitors of the concert of the singer Ariana Grande wrote about sounds similar to “shots” or “sound bombs”, but it is likely that people mistook for an explosion the sound of a broken speaker.
At the present time arrived at the scene, ambulances and police outfits, other details were not disclosed.
Manchester arena – emergency services rush to scene pic.twitter.com/aC7UIfy27W
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Newspaper the Mirror reports that after he heard clapping in the stadium started to panic, people started to disperse. In the video, which is currently rapidly spreading in social networks, it is clear that many viewers of the concert holding large balloons, the media did not rule out that the “explosion” was adopted by the sound of a broken near the microphone of the ball.
Currently, according to the newspaper, the scene is at least 10 police cars and five ambulances.
EXPLOSION AT MANCHESTER ARENA AND EVERYONE RAN OUT SO SCARY? pic.twitter.com/pJbUBoELtE
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Stadium “Manchester-arena” has a capacity of 21 thousand people and is located to the North of the city centre. According to the website arena, “Manchester-arena” is the largest indoor arena in the European Union. The arena was opened in 1995, is among the speakers at the stadium of artists such celebrities as U2, the Rolling Stones, Madonna, and Luciano Pavarotti.