There are reports of an explosion and confirmed fatalities at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Police were initially treating it as an accident but are now leaning towards saying it is terrorism.

The incident happened at the end of the concert and many people thought it involved balloons popping. Pink balloons drop at the end of Grande’s performance.

However, the Greater Manchester police have issued the following statement confirming injuries and fatalities.

Officials are now saying 19 are dead and 50 are injured.

This is believed to be a video immediately after the explosion with the crowd scrambling and running for the exits.

Grande has been confirmed by her management to be safe after the incident:

Authorities are now treating the incident as terrorism.

They believe the explosion was a nail bomb.

Here is a livefeed from UK-based Sky News

We will keep you updated as this story develops. 

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