May 23, 2017 / 12:58 AM / a year ago

Suicide bomber suspected in Manchester blast: two U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Initial signs point to a suicide bomber as the cause of a blast at a music venue in Manchester, England, that killed 19 people and injured 50, two U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said on Monday.

A police van and an ambulance are seen outside the Manchester Arena. REUTERS/Jon Super

British police said they are treating the explosion at a concert for U.S. singer Ariana Grande as a “terrorist incident.”

Reporting by Mark Hosenball; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh

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