Police say Manchester bomber died in attack at Ariana Grande concert

Armed police work after an explosion at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England Tuesday, May 23, 2017. An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England late Monday, killing over a dozen people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

UPDATE (TUESDAY) - President Donald Trump said the attack was carried out by "evil losers" as British Prime Minister Theresa May attempts to comfort a country in mourning.

The death toll, as of Tuesday morning, stood at 22.


MANCHESTER, England (AP) -Manchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack.

Police said Tuesday 22 people died in the attack Monday night. It wasn't clear if that included the suspected suicide bomber. Dozens more were injured.

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said forensic investigations are continuing as police try to determine if the attacker had accomplices.

He did not provide any information about the individual who detonated the device.

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