Wisma Putra monitoring situation following Manchester attack

 |May 23, 2017
File photo of the Manchester Arena. – Pic credit Wikimedia Commons.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is closely monitoring the incident that took place at the Manchester Arena in England.

In a statement, Wisma Putra said Malaysians residing around the affected areas are advised to remain vigilant and follow the instructions by local authorities.

“Those who are affected by this incident are advised to report to the High Commission of Malaysia in London,” the statement read.

The ministry also conveyed its condolences to those affected by the incident.

In the incident, police responded to reports of an explosion at the Manchester Arena where singer Ariana Grande was performing for her Dangerous Woman Tour concert.

Reuters reported that at least 19 people were killed with some 50 others injured.

(The High Commission of Malaysia in London can be reached at +442072358033 or via e-mail at [email protected])