Emotional vigil held in Manchester's St. Ann's Square 1 week after concert terror attack

The vigil was held at 10:32 p.m. local time, exactly one week after the attack.

ByJULIA JACOBO
May 29, 2017, 6:26 PM

— -- An emotional candlelight vigil was held in Manchester's St. Ann's Square one week after a terror attack killed 22 people and injured dozens more.

Hundreds turned out for the event, where a moment of silence was held at 10:32 p.m. local time -- exactly one week after the attack began.

A sea of flowers, candles and balloons filled the square as hundreds of mourners paid their respects to the victims.

PHOTO: A member of the public lights memorial candles before a vigil in St Ann's Square in Manchester, north west England on May 29, 2017, placed in tribute to the victims of the May 22 terror attack at the Manchester Arena.
A member of the public lights memorial candles before a vigil in St Ann's Square in Manchester, north west England on May 29, 2017, placed in tribute to the victims of the May 22 terror attack at the Manchester Arena.
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One young attendee, who was wearing a wearing an Ariana Grande T-shirt from last year’s Honeymoon Tour, told ABC News that she attended the vigil because she wanted to “prove” that they could “get through anything.”

PHOTO: People attend a vigil for the victims of last week's attack at a pop concert at Manchester Arena, in central Manchester, Britain May 29, 2017.
People attend a vigil for the victims of last week's attack at a pop concert at Manchester Arena, in central Manchester, Britain May 29, 2017.
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Another teenage girl said, “The whole Manchester was very disgusted about what happened.”

PHOTO: People attend a vigil for the victims of last week's attack at a pop concert at Manchester Arena, in central Manchester, Britain May 29, 2017.
People attend a vigil for the victims of last week's attack at a pop concert at Manchester Arena, in central Manchester, Britain May 29, 2017.
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PHOTO: Police officers pay their respects for the victims of the Manchester bombing during a vigil at St Ann's Square in Manchester, Britain, May 29, 2017.
Police officers pay their respects for the victims of the Manchester bombing during a vigil at St Ann's Square in Manchester, Britain, May 29, 2017.
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On Monday, the Greater Manchester Police released a new photo of bombing suspect Salman Abedi carrying a hard blue suitcase just days before the attack.

On Sunday, another man was arrested in connection with the bombing at the Manchester Arena on May 22. A total of 16 people have been arrested, police said.

PHOTO: Members of the public take part in a vigil on St. Ann's Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 29, 2017, exactly one week after a bomb attack at Manchester Arena killed 22 and injured dozens more.
Members of the public take part in a vigil on St. Ann's Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 29, 2017, exactly one week after a bomb attack at Manchester Arena killed 22 and injured dozens more.
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