Announcement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the situation in Manchester

23.05.2017. 10:19

On 22 May, an explosion occurred during a concert at Manchester Arena in Manchester, the UK. A large number of people have been killed or injured. The Latvian Foreign Ministry is in close contact with British authorities and currently has no information that any Latvian nationals may have been affected by the blast. 

Traffic restrictions have been imposed on the site of the incident.

Latvian nationals currently staying in Manchester are requested to contact their family members and let them know that they are safe.

If in need of consular assistance, please contact the Embassy of Latvia in the United Kingdom at tel.: +44 7770613540, or call the emergency number of the Consular Department: +371 26 33 77 11, or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Follow latest news on the social media accounts of Manchester Police at @GtrManchesterPolice or @gmpolice. Manchester Police emergency number: +44 1618569400.

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