He noted, 'I saw one bloke carrying his daughter - she was bleeding.' Robert Tempkin, 22, described the situation that unfolded amid the disaster: 'Everyone was screaming and running ... People just dropped everything.' He said that after the initial explosion, 'essentially everyone from the other side of the arena where the bang was heard from suddenly came running towards us as they were trying to exit.'Manchester's Victoria station was evacuated, with all trains canceled following the incident.The explosion is Britain's deadliest attack since 52 people died in the July 7, 2005 terror attack on the London Underground.I'm sending all my love.'Another star due to go out on a world tour later this year, Katy Perry, also responded on the micro blogging site: 'Praying for everyone at @arianagrande's show... Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher wrote: 'In total shock and absolutely devastated about what's gone down in Manchester.
Praying for all the victims and families involved.'While another Manchester native Mick Hucknell wrote: 'Heartbreaking news from my hometown. Brainwashed social misfits will not change the way we are, the way we live.' In the US, British chatshow host James Corden opened his The Late Late Show with an impassioned monologue paying his respects to those who had lost their lives while simply trying to watch their idol perform.
The fact a major US artist had been caught up in such an attack sent shockwaves through the American showbusiness world.
The singer, 23, wrote in an emotional tweet: 'broken. [I] don't have words.'Ariana's manager, Scooter Braun, said: 'Tonight, our hearts are broken.
Words cannot express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack.
A father has told of the chilling last words Ariana told the crowd at Manchester Arena before the explosion went off.
He told the BBC: 'Ariana said: "Bye bye Manchester!
'Japan stands in solidarity with the people of the U.
K.,' while addressing the possible connection to terrorism.
'If this is a terrorist attack, such abhorrent acts of terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan firmly condemns such an act of terrorism.' Grande's tour, her third time hitting the international concert circuit, kicked off with a February show in Phoenix.
Further stops on her immediate concert trail included scheduled dates in Antwerp, Belgium; Lodz, Poland and Frankfurt, Germany.
Ariana Grande has responded after the explosion at her Manchester Arena concert on Monday night (May 22).22 people have been confirmed dead, including children, with at least 59 others injured – and police are treating it as a terrorist incident. Our thoughts are with those 22 victims that we now know have died, the 59 people who have been injured and their loved ones."We continue to do all we can to support them.