Manchester turns to music to mark one year anniversary of terror attack

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On May 22, 2017, at the conclusion of Grande's concert at the Manchester Arena, an explosion set off in the foyer by suicide bomber Salman Abedi, a British national of Libyan descent, killed 22 concertgoers and wounded at least 119.

The Parrs Wood High School's Harmony Group joined several local organisations, including the Manchester Survivors Choir, which features Grande fans who attended the fateful concert a years ago.

She wrote: 'So wish i were there with u all today. u have no idea. love you so v much'.

More than 50,000 people turned out at the Old Trafford cricket ground just two weeks after the attack to watch stars such as Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Liam Gallagher perform.

As the Inquisitr reported last week, Ariana Grande recently opened up about the tragic events that occurred following her concert.

Meanwhile, her manager, Scooter Braun, shared a picture of the cover of Tuesday's (22.05.18) Manchester Evening News newspaper, which featured a heart made of bees and the names of the victims, and wrote on Instagram: "Never forgotten".

"I stood out in St Ann's Square, with my arms out and a cardboard sign that said 'I'm a Muslim, I trust you".

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People sang the anthemic chorus at the top of their voices as the city showed the same spirit and resilience that it displayed in the aftermath of the bombing.

A remembrance service will be held at Manchester Cathedral Tuesday afternoon for the victims.

A minute's silence took place at 2.30pm and was marked across the country.

Paul also paid tribute to soldier Lee Rigby, who was killed in a terrorist attack near the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich, London, five years ago on May 22, 2013.

Some laid bouquets of flowers in St. Ann's Square.

Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester, tweeted: "Today we come together, we remember each of the 22 people whose lives were taken".

Bells on the city hall and churches rang out at 10:31 p.m., a year since the bomb exploded.

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