Manchester terror attack: Selfless residents drop everything to help victims

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A woman saved around 50 children who were separated from their parents after the horrifying Manchester terror attack last night.

After last night's horrific events at Ariana Grande's Manchester gig, if you are unsure of what to do or are anxious about someone who may have been in the area or at the concert then these are the numbers to call. "We will keep them safe and stay with them".

According to reports on social media in the past few minutes the Holiday Inn hotel has taken in hundreds stranded children following an explosion at Manchester Arena. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) People running down stairs as they attempt to exit the Manchester Arena after a blast Police corden off an area close to the Box Office entrance to the Manchester Arena.

Two hotels near the arena, the Holiday Inn and Premier Inn, both took in stranded children in the immediate aftermath and looked after them overnight.

"We continue to do all we can to support them".

Police said: "Emergency services are now responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena". Buses and trains were cancelled but taxi drivers offered free rides to the people in the area.

Facebook set up a Safety Check in the area, and authorities organised an emergency helpline on 0161 856 9400.

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Her posts were then distributed widely across social media, with other users urging anyone with missing friends or family to contact the hotels, claiming they were hosting dozens of unaccompanied children.

"We ran out", Mrs Robinson said.

What did occur following the blast was the #roomformanchester hashtag on Twitter in which local residents offered those caught up in the attack a placed to stay for the nights as well as free auto rides. She told them to run with her, and moved 50 of the teenagers to a nearby Holiday Inn hotel.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that a 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the bomb attack at the Ariana Grande concert.

"Families and many young people were out to enjoy a concert at the Manchester Arena and have lost their lives".

Prime Minister Theresa May has since said that officers are aware of the identity of the suicide bomber.

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