Manchester benefit concert to go on despite London attack

Twenty-two people were killed with over 100 people injured - the deadliest attack in the United Kingdom since the 2005 London bombings.

Over the weekend, images of Grande surfaced online as she visited victims of the blast.

Musicians Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Pharrell Williams, Usher, Miley Cyrus and Niall Horan will be performing for her concert benefiting the survivors of the terror attack.

Grande announced the show last week on social media, writing that she had been thinking of her fans "nonstop" and planned to return to the city to spend time with her fans, known as Arianators, there.

John Fryer, major event transport planning lead with Transport for Greater Manchester, said those who plan to attend the concert should not drive.

The firm also looking to provide refunds to customers who have already bought tickets to travel to the One Love Manchester concert. "Music is meant to heal us, to bring us together, to make us happy". Authorities have said the attack started with a van plowing into pedestrians and then involved three men using large knives to attack people in bars and restaurants at a nearby market.

Ariana is at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground for Sunday's show, checking her levels and making sure everything is set to go for herself and her supporting cast of performers.

Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan from Greater Manchester Police said: "We're deeply saddened to hear about last night's horrific attacks in London and our thoughts are with everyone affected, including the emergency services responding to the incident".

"Ariana brought everyone a sunflower and a teddy bear", Lauren Thorpe told CNN.

Ariana Grande returned to the United Kingdom on Friday ahead of the benefit concert and went to visit fans injured in the attack in hospital. "So that is what it will continue to do for us".

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