PEOPLE in Chorley have marked this morning's minute’s silence in memory of the 22 people who were killed in Monday's Manchester terror attack.

Hundreds of people gathered as 22 red roses were presented by the Mayor and pink balloons were released.

Amongst those killed were eight-year-old girl Saffie Roussos, from Leyland, who was killed in the attack, and 18-year-old Georgina Callander, who was studying health and social care at Runshaw College in Leyland.

Earlier today the Queen visited Royal Manchester Children's Hospital where medics battled to save the lives of children caught up in the Manchester Arena suicide bomb.

Staff who worked tirelessly through the night in the aftermath of Monday's atrocity.

Twelve children under the age of 16 - among the 64 casualties - were taken to the hospital by ambulance following the terror attack.

Earlier, the Queen described her shock at the targeting of young victims as she met several groups of clinicians, doctors, nurses and porters - all of whom had contributed to the emergency effort.