Authorities said the blast was most likely caused by a suicide bomber, GMA News Online reports.
Concertgoers said they felt the huge blast when they were leaving the venue, and was followed by public panic as everyone just started pushing, shoving, and rushing to get out.
Here’s what happened when the blast rocked the venue:
The loud “bang” was also heard from outside:
And here’s the chaos that ensued afterwards:
Ariana, for her part, seems to be unharmed and is trying to stay strong as she consoles the victims and her fans.
The US singer is set to also have a tour in the Philippines this August. However, we’re not sure if her Manila concert will still push through following this tragic incident.
So far, TMZ reports that Ariana has canceled her world tour indefinitely.
One of the largest terrorist attacks in Britain happened back in 2005, where over 50 people were killed by suicide bombings during the rush hour at London’s public transport system.
Meanwhile, netizens took to social media to condemn the shocking incident:
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