The new arrests bring to eight the number of people currently in custody in connection with the investigation of the terrorist attack in Manchester …
- Twenty-two people, including children, were killed and dozens wounded in an attack Monday night at the end of a concert Ariana Grande in Manchester (UK)
- The alleged author of Libyan origin, is called Salman Abedi and is aged 22, said the British police during a press conference
- Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement: “One of the soldiers of the Caliphate placed bombs in the crowd”
- Police confirmed Wednesday afternoon that it was investigating a network around this attack
Two new arrests, a woman released
Two men were arrested on Thursday morning in the Manchester area “in connection” with the attack on Monday, while a woman arrested on Wednesday was released without charge, British police announced. The new arrests bring to eight the number of people currently in custody in connection with the investigation
The alleged terrorist filmed in a shopping center Friday
According to Sky News , Salman Abedi was filmed in a Manchester shopping center around 8pm on Friday, three days before the attack. There he would have bought the blue backpack that contained arguably the explosives. The chain also says that the suspect may have removed 250 pounds (288 euros) from the cash machine.
London in anger against leaks
The British authorities are “furious” after leaking information about the bombing of Manchester in the American media or through other channels, so that Theresa May should have a word with Donald Trump on Thursday.
“This is completely unacceptable,” according to a government source. “These images fuitent will be a source of stress for the victims, their families and the public,” and “this issue was raised by the British authorities with their American counterparts at all relevant levels.” The New York Times has published pictures of the remains of the bomb.
On Thursday, the British antiterrorist lolice has regretted his side Thursday the “unauthorized disclosure” of information.
The city of Liverpool will pay tribute to Manchester at noon
The people of Liverpool have made an appointment for 11 o’clock this morning (or noon France) for a few minutes of silence in tribute to their fellow Mancunian.
— Michelle Langan (@Liverpoolshell) May 25, 2017
The Manchester School of terrorist issues statement
Burnage Academy, the former high school of terrorist Manchester, issued a statement. “We are a Manchester school. We feel the pain feels Manchester. (…) We extend our deepest condolences to those affected by the tragedy. “This school boys also demand peace for his students and wants to reassure parents about a possible risk of attack from school.