Manchester evening news dating
Parents of children attending the concert were separated in the aftermath of the explosion.
A nearby hotel served as a shelter for children displaced by the bombing, with officials directing their parents there.
Many exiting concert-goers and waiting parents were in the foyer at the time of the explosion.
According to evidence presented at the coroner's inquest, the detonation of the bomb killed people who were up to 20 metres away.
Most of the fatalities occurred in a ring around the bomber.
The Manchester Arena bombing was an Islamist terror attack in Manchester, United Kingdom.
On a shrapnel-laden homemade bomb was detonated as people were leaving Manchester Arena following a concert by the American singer Ariana Grande.
About three hours after the bombing, police conducted a controlled explosion on a suspicious item of clothing in Cathedral Gardens.
This was later confirmed to have been abandoned clothing and not dangerous.