#WeStandTogether - Region pays tribute to victims of terror attack at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

A fan wears an Ariana Grande hoodie near the Manchester Arena where a suspected terrorist attack at

A fan wears an Ariana Grande hoodie near the Manchester Arena where a suspected terrorist attack at the end of a concert by the US star left 19 dead. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 23, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire - Credit: PA

People from Norfolk and Suffolk have paid tribute and shown their support to the victims of the suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.


Just after 10.30pm, an improvised explosive device was detonated in the foyer of the Manchester Arena. At least 22 people have been killed in the attack and nearly 60 people have been injured. Police have confirmed that children were among the people who were killed by the suicide bomber.

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Thousands of teenagers and families were watching the concert and footage shows them running from the scene following the blast.

People from the region have paid tribute to those affected by the attack and #WeStandTogether is trending on Twitter.


• @CCNorfolkPolice: 'My thoughts are with all those affected in Manchester last night, a truly awful incident.'

• @TanyaBurr: 'Sending all my love and thoughts to those affected by the tragedy in Manchester...can't believe this has happened.'

• @JimChapman: 'My thoughts are with Manchester. So shocked to wake up to that news. Stay safe.'

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• @30eJones: 'Woken up to complete horror. Feeling heartbroken for Manchester, thoughts are with the families and friends.'


• @charlieboychef: 'Yet more families torn apart @visit_mcr thoughts with you from all.'

• @Jason_Slack: 'Shocking incident in Manchester, thoughts are with those affected at this time, RIP.'

• @mrjakehumphrey: 'As a parent I feel utterly devastated. Hug your children extra-hard before you drop them off at school. Stay strong Manchester xxxxxxxxxxxx'

• @MattGiles1993: 'What awful news from Manchester to wake up to. Cowardly act targeting teenagers at a concert #ManchesterArena.'

• @NoroflkPolice: 'Stand together, hug your children a bit tighter this morning and pray for those families in #Manchester. #manchestermissing #WeStandTogether.'

• @SgtMarkShepherd: 'Such terrible news to wake up to. My thoughts are with all those affected by this. #WeStandTogether'

• @EastEnglandAmb: 'Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the incident in #Manchester; we stand by our #999family @NWAmbulance @gmpolice @manchesterfire.'

• @ameliapacker: 'Targeting a concert, knowing full well that the majority of people will be children. Genuinely lost for words, RIP. #ParyForManchester

• @InspProvart: 'My thoughts go to those affected and to all emergency services dealing. #WeStandTogether'

• @TheLeanMachines: 'Lost for words after hearing the news from Manchester this morning. Our thoughts are with you x'

• @nedlamb: 'Devastating news form Manchester. Heart wrenching. Young people just wanting to have fun. Love to all today.'

• @Pixiwoos: 'Pure anger about what happened in Manchester Off I go to work and life goes on for me but those families, those children..How can we help?'

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