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Fake news swept across the internet in the aftermath of a deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, on Monday night.
Reports that a gunman was on the loose at a nearby hospital, that Grande had been injured in the blast and that she had immediately retired from music all circulated within hours of the explosion which British police are treating as a terrorist incident.
Here’s a round up of the fake news stories to watch out for so far:
Fake News! This is NOT Ariana Grande in Manchester. It's from a filmset in 2015. Stay safe! pic.twitter.com/FhoqSISO4e
— Julian Paul (@bildschirmspiel) May 22, 2017
Royal Oldham IS on lockdown.
— Nicola (@SarcasticoRosso) May 22, 2017
— Kylie Manser (@KylieManser1) May 23, 2017
ariana never have said she'll end her career. Instead of spreading fake news, can you just pray for everyone?! no words
— clevéjan ♡ (@zacharybgrande) May 23, 2017
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