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Update: 22 killed in terror attack after Ariana Grande concert in England

Police in Manchester are treating it as a terrorist attack, possibly by a suicide bomber.

An explosion outside of Manchester Arena Monday night killed at least 22 people and injured 59 in what police are calling a terrorist attack.

Investigators say a suicide bomber was behind the blast, which happened around 10:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. central time) in a public space outside the venue as people were leaving a concert by pop star Ariana Grande.

The bomber was killed in the blast, and a 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the bombing, police tweeted Tuesday. And The Associated Press is reporting the Islamic State group claimed one of its members was behind the attack.

"It is now beyond doubt that the people of Manchester and of this country have fallen victim to a callous terrorist attack. An attack that targeted some of the youngest people in our society with cold calculation," British Prime Minister Theresa May said, according to CNN.

Manchester Arena holds 21,000 people, which makes it one of the largest in the United Kingdom. One concert-goer told the Wall Street Journal the majority of those at the show were teenagers or children with their parents. And some say their children are still missing following the attack, CNN says.

The British newspaper The Guardian is among those providing live updates as information unfolds. You can also follow updates from police in Manchester on Twitter here.

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Bruno Mars, who performed at the same arena earlier this month, was among those tweeting shock over the killings.

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