PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth visits victims of concert blast

2017-05-25 13:55

Manchester - Queen Elizabeth II visited the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on Thursday to talk to some of the Ariana Grande concert blast victims. 

Twelve children under the age of 16 were taken to the hospital by ambulance following Monday night's attack.

Earlier on Thursday, at 11:00, many across Britain fell silent and bowed their heads for a minute in tribute to the victims caught up in Monday night's concert bombing. 

Crowds gathered at well-known sites including London's Parliament and Trafalgar Squares and Manchester's Albert Square.

In addition to those killed, 116 people have received medical treatment at Manchester hospitals for wounds from the blast. The National Health Service says 75 people have been admitted to eight hospitals, "including 23 patients currently receiving critical care”.

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