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'Loud Explosions' Heard In Fallowfield, South Manchester As Armed Police Arrive

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'Loud Explosions' Heard In Fallowfield, South Manchester As Armed Police Arrive

A controlled explosion has taken place in Fallowfield, according to reports on social media.

Residents took to Twitter to report 'loud explosions' in the area, as well as photographs of armed police.

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Peter Gallagher, 44, was in a house nearby when he heard the bang. He told LADbible: "I was in my front room watching the television when I heard what sounded like a car crash.

"Everyone came out on to the street and saw the police arriving. I didn't see it happen but people are saying a door has been blown off."


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Greater Manchester Police have not yet made an official comment.

According to the Manchester Evening News, armed officers were carrying out a raid at a property in the area.

Credit: James Dawson

The city of Manchester is on high-alert following last night's attack at Manchester Arena, in which 22 people died and around 60 more injured.

Manchester refused to break after last night's attack. Off-duty medics showed up to help out, taxi drivers worked for free and hundreds of residents offered up beds, sofas and cups of tea for those affected. LADbible want to tell the stories of these unsung heroes. If you, or anyone you know, offered support last night we want to talk to you - email [email protected]

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Topics: Manchester

Claire Reid

Claire is a journalist at LADbible who, after dossing around for a few years, went to Liverpool John Moores University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a whole load of debt. When not writing words in exchange for money she is usually at home watching serial killer documentaries surrounded by cats. You can contact Claire at [email protected]