Manchester attack hits close to home for parents
Last night a terror attack left 22 people dead and dozens injured. The attack took place at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, right after the singer finished her show. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Manchester stadium was filled with fans — a large portion of them mothers taking their young daughters to the event. As images of the night start to surface, it’s gut wrenching to see these young girls — just out for a night of excitement and fun — looking shocked, terrified, and confused.
A mother and daughter leave the Park Inn, where they were given refuge after last night’s attack.
A mother and her 14-year-old daughter leave the Park Inn where they were given refuge after last night’s attack.
Young concert-goers talk to police outside arena.
Mothers and daughters are escorted from the Manchester Arena.
A man picks up a woman and her daughter from the Park Inn, where they were given refuge after last night’s attack.
A girl carrying balloons from the concert leaves a Manchester hotel this morning.
So far, only two of the 22 victims have been named: 18-year-old Georgina Callander and 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos.
Utterly heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with the families who have lost loved ones and everyone impacted by this horrific attack.
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