Explosion, Fatalities Reported At U.K.'s Manchester Arena During Concert

By Wallace Witkowski Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Authorities warned people to avoid Manchester Arena in the U.K. late Monday following reports of an explosion during a concert. Manchester police said they are responding to a "serious incident" that occurred at the time of a concert by pop singer Ariana Grande. "There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured," Greater Manchester Police said in a statement on Twitter. Concertgoers reported hearing a loud explosion and several videos posted online showed concertgoers emptying the complex and several ambulances heading to the arena.

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