Police: ‘Confirmed fatalities’ and injuries after reports of explosion at Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER, England – Police have confirmed that there were multiple people killed and others injured after reports of a blast at Manchester Arena in England.

Ariana Grande was performing at the time. Witnesses reported the sound of two blasts, according to CNN.

“Please avoid the area as first responders work tirelessly. Details of a casualty bureau will follow as soon as possible,” Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.

CNN contributed to this report.