People in Manchester open their homes to those caught up in deadly terror attack

Georgina Callander has been named as the first victim of the attack

People in Manchester have flooded social media to offer their homes to concert-goers caught up in a terror attack at the Manchester Arena in which at least 22 people were killed and dozens more injured.

A Holiday Inn near the venue took in dozens of children following what eyewitnesses described as a huge bang, followed by ‘carnage‘.

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As details highlighting the scale of the suspected attack emerged on social media, residents took to social media offering to take in any people left stranded, using the hashtag #roomformanchester.

The city’s mayor, former Labour MP Andy Burnham, also tweeted: “If you are stranded in the area you can… follow #RoomForManchester where hotels and local people of our great city are offering refuge.”

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