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8 Ways People Rushed to Help After Manchester Terror Attack

Targeting fans after an Ariana Grande concert, a devastating terror attack in Manchester yesterday left more than 20 dead and dozens wounded, turning a moment of carefree joy into horror. 

In the face of this tragedy, Mancunians rushed across the city to help those affected by the violence. These acts of kindness show that violence will not have the final word. Here's a snapshot of the acts of compassion that capture the spirit of the city. 

People queuing up to give blood 

Offering tea to the emergency services 

A homeless man, who was outside the arena after the concert, is reported to have rushed inside to help the victims after the explosion

Manchester attack: Homeless man who helped victims

"We had to pull nails out of children's faces". Steve, a homeless man who was sleeping near #Manchester Arena describes how he rushed to help young victims of the bomb attack.

Posted by ITV News on Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Taxi companies offered free lifts to help people who were stranded or injured after the attack 

Mobile phone provider EE invited people looking for loved ones to use their facilities 

Restaurants are providing free meals 

A mental health charity is offering free counselling to anyone affected by the violence 

And a  crowdfunding campaign  set up by the Manchester Evening News to support the families of the victims has raised more than £1 million and counting 

Read More: More than 20 Killed, Dozens Wounded After Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester