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Kiss donate guitar to children's hospital after Manchester Arena attack

US rockers KISS have donated a guitar to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for those injured in the Arena bomb.

The bombing forced the band to cancel its own Manchester Arena gig scheduled the week after the outrage as the venue remained a devastated crime scene.

The attack left 22 dead and dozens of others, many of them children, seriously injured.

Singer and guitarist Paul Stanley was determined to do something for the city so donated his unused Ibanez PS120 guitar, which he had planned to play at the concert, to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, where many of the injured were treated.

The hospital will now auction the guitar, decorated in the flag of St George, plus VIP tickets for a KISS gig anywhere in the world, to raise funds for its pediatric intensive care unit.

Paul told the M.E.N: “We were devastated by the heinous attack in Manchester Arena and had to do something to support the city.

“Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital’s incredible work with children was never more evident than after this horrific event.

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