Local law enforcement agencies in the U.S., said Monday evening that they are monitoring the situation in Manchester, England, after an explosion tore through a Ariana Grande concert, killing at least 19 and dozens wounded.
Both the New York City Police Department and the Los Angeles Police department tweeted that they were going to keep an eye on the events of England. Both departments said they are not aware of any credible threats to the public, but have the resources in place to respond to an emergency.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the pain, hurt or injured on the Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, England this evening.
— Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) 23 May 2017
The Boston police department said in a statement that they are “more patrols on concert stages in and around the city.” The authorities in Boston will appeal to the citizens to be extra vigilant if they see something suspicious.
The authorities in England said that the incident is being treated as a terrorist incident “until the contrary is proven.”
The Department of Homeland Security announced that there was “no specific credible threat” for which the music locations in the United States, but that the public “may have increased security around public places and events.
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