Following the horrific events last night in Manchester in which a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, primarily attended by teenagers, claimed the lives of at least 22 people, we're just now learning that the Islamic State is claiming responsibility for the attack.
Here is the statement from the Islamic State:
Of course, this is not a terribly surprising outcome given some of the disturbing messages posted to Twitter last night in which Islamic State supporters celebrated the attack. Per Yahoo News:
"This is only the beginning": Sick video shows ISIS jihadist make ominous warning after Manchester Arena blast