Singer Ariana Grande will hold a benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for the victims of the attack at her May 22 gig in the British city.

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The 23-year-old pop diva took to Twitter to extend condolences to the families of the 22 people who were affected by the explosion and also to announce about the fundraising event. 

In a lengthy post, Grande said she planned to return to Manchester following the deadly attack to spend time with her fans and to 'have a benefit concert in honour of and to raise money for the victims and their family'.

Soon after tweeting the note, she also shared a link of a local fundraiser established by the Manchester Evening News, which read "Donate to support families of those killed and injured in the Manchester Arena attack".

The initiative has already raised 1.7 million euros. 

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