'Broken' Ariana Grande apologizes after deaths at concert

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 23 2017 11:14 AM

MANILA – American singer Ariana Grande apologized to her fans after an explosion marred her concert in Manchester, England on Monday night (Tuesday morning in Manila).

In a post on Twitter, Grande wrote: “Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don't have words.”

At least 19 people were killed and 50 others wounded in what Greater Manchester Police described as a "terrorist incident."

Immediately after the blast, a spokesman for Grande, 23, said the singer was "okay."

Grande’s concert was held at the Manchester Arena, the largest indoor arena in Europe, is a popular concert and sporting venue. it has a capacity for 21,000 people, according to its website.

Britain is now on its second-highest alert level of "severe" meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely.

– with reports from Rose Eclarinal, ABS-CBN News, and Reuters