Queen Elizabeth Visits Young Victims Of Manchester Arena Explosion

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Queen Elizabeth  traveled across England to visit some of the victims of the Manchester Arena explosion. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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The Queen arrived Thursday to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to visit three young girls that survived the explosion. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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The Monday night explosion killed at least 22 people and left over 50 people injured. The horrific blow happened at the end of Ariana Grande’s concert, just as pink balloons fell from the arena’s ceiling.
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Grande’s audience that night was compiled of mostly young people, many of them being teens and pre-teens. The queen called it “very wicked” to “target that sort of thing,” reports ABC. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Queen Elizabeth met with one 14-year-old girl and her parents and another 12-year-old girl and her mom. She told one of the families it was, “very interesting how everybody has united” in the wake of the attack. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Not too long after the attack, the queen issued a statement saying,

“I know I speak for everyone in expressing my deepest sympathy to all who have been affected by this dreadful event and especially to the families and friends of those who have died or were injured.”

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