Ariana Grande Manchester terror attack: Eyewitness reveals fans thought explosions were all part of the show at the moment suicide bomber struck – as some claim there was 'NO security' bag checks going into the venue

Ariana Grande Manchester terror attack: Eyewitness reveals fans thought explosions were all part of the show at the moment suicide bomber struck – as some claim there was 'NO security' bag checks going into the venue

And while information of the tragic events are still coming forward, eyewitnesses have now given their account of what happened during the incident on Monday night.

Some have claimed they never believed what happened was a terror attack – but instead thought it was all part of the show, which could have been down to an exploding speaker or burst balloon from the concert.

And while some have given their account on the incident, others have questioned the security – with some fans claiming they were not searched at all before entering the venue.

Ariana Grande Manchester terror attack: Eyewitness reveals fans thought explosions were all part of the show at the moment suicide bomber struck – as some claim there was 'NO security' bag checks going into the venue

Ariana Grande Manchester terror attack: Eyewitness reveals fans thought explosions were all part of the show at the moment suicide bomber struck – as some claim there was 'NO security' bag checks going into the venue

One fan described the moment the sounds of the explosions blasted through the arena.

They told the BBC: "The lights came on after the gig and people were starting to leave. As I turned to the left there was an explosion. It was about 40ft behind us near one of the exits. We just thought it was people messing about then it happened again. Another explosion sounded.


"Then we saw the smoke. Everyone just fled. Some people were injured. We saw blood on people when we got outside. People were just running all over the place. People have said it was a speaker or balloons but it wasn’t. It was explosions."

Ariana Grande Manchester terror attack: Eyewitness reveals fans thought explosions were all part of the show at the moment suicide bomber struck – as some claim there was 'NO security' bag checks going into the venue

Concert goer Josh Elliot told the BBC of the horror events, which saw much confusion over what was happening as people fled the scene. He said some of the concert goers were covered in blood.

Josh said: "She finished her last song .. and we heard like a really bassy bang, and all I can remember is just everyone ... was just running out...

“People were covered in blood, some people were having a fight, it was quite scary."



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