Sophie Cook has tweeted her support for the people of Manchester following a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena.

Sophie Cook, who is standing for Labour in East Worthing in the GE2017 has tweeted her support for the victims and survivors of the Manchester bombing. Taking to Twitter she said, that she was “heartbroken” on hearing the news. The candidate also mentioned that her 13-year-old daughter was a fan of Ariana Grande.

 

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The politician also said that campaigning for the Ge2017 had also been suspended following the incident.

 

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Manchester Police have confirmed that a bomb has exploded at Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring 59. They have been treating the incident as a “terrorist event”.

Twenty-two people have been killed after a blast ripped through Manchester Arena during the end of an Ariana Grande concert. Up to 21,000 fans were in attendance of the concert.

At around 10:3o/33 PM as Ariana Grande had finished her concert, thousands of people were streaming out of the concert venue went a bomb was detonated.

Witnesses say that the bomb went off outside the auditorium.