Strangers offer rooms, rides in outpouring of support for victims of Manchester attack

The city of Manchester took to social media to help the victims of the attack.

— -- Strangers who jumped into action to offer help played a key role in the response to the deadly blast inside a crowded arena in Manchester, England that killed 22 and injured dozens more.

"We have a long history in Greater Manchester of communities standing together during difficult times," Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said of the response.

Social media users began offering up extra rooms, couches, beds and food under the hashtag #RoomForManchester.

Businesses in Manchester joined in welcoming anyone in need of a safe place to stay.

The social media posts included heartbreaking pleas for information about missing friends and loved ones.

Rock legend and founding member of Joy Division Peter Hook tweeted out that his daughter returned home safely from the concert.