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British PM May says officials seeking details of 'appalling' Manchester blast
May 23, 2017 / 1:36 AM / 6 months ago

British PM May says officials seeking details of 'appalling' Manchester blast

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that authorities were working to establish the details of a blast which killed 19 and injured dozens in the northern English city of Manchester, adding that it was being treated as an “appalling terrorist attack”.

Police vehicles and a police officer are seen outside the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing in Manchester, northern England, Britain May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Super

“We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack,” she said in a statement.

“All our thoughts are with the victims and the families of those who have been affected.”

Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Sandra Maler

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