Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli: spokesman

Candice Alexander
May 25, 2017

The singer has not yet spoken publicly about the Monday night blast that killed at least 22 people and left dozens injured.

Police said three suspects were arrested Wednesday around Manchester, and Abedi's father told The Associated Press that Abedi's brother Ismail was arrested Tuesday in the area. He added that the victims will be formally identified by a coroner in the next four or five days.

Hopkins confirmed that a serving police officer had also died.

Muye Li, a 23-year-old student who lives on the same floor as the raided apartment, said he thought officers were looking for a woman because they "asked me if I had seen the lady next door".

Kiss had taken two girls - believed to be hers - to the pop star's sold-out concert.

Nell Jones was in year nine, which is usually for pupils aged 13 and 14, at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College in Cheshire in northern England.

She reportedly went to the arena with a friend to pick up the friend's daughter. Jane TweddleJane Tweddle was a receptionist and well-loved member of the staff at the South Shore Academy in the English seaside town of Blackpool. His friend Russell Hayward said: "We got the news last night that our wonderful iconic and handsome Martyn didn't survive".

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she had lodged a complaint with the United States after details about the Manchester attack were published by USA media outlets before being released by British authorities. The 15-year-old's phone was not ringing and calls to hospitals proved fruitless.

Kelly Brewster, from Sheffield, east of Manchester, was confirmed as one of the victims by her partner Ian Winslow, who paid tribute on Facebook. "I love you Lisa and I'll miss you so much".

She has not officially canceled any concerts, with a notice on the 02 Arena website saying the venue will "advise as soon as we can as to the status of those shows".

"Not sure how this works but it isn't good news".

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Officials said all of the bombing victims had been identified, but names were being withheld until autopsies were completed. At one apartment building in Manchester, heavily armed police swarmed in and a controlled explosion was heard.

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Sixty-four people are still hospitalized, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday. The Ministry of Defence said the Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace was cancelled to redeploy police officers.

"Kelly really was the happiest she has ever been and we had so many things planned together".

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday morning chaired a meeting with her emergency security cabinet, known as Cobra, to collect intelligence reports on the attacker.

A French minister said he may have been radicalised in Syria.

Callander was named as the first victim of the attack.

"So, if he was carrying a bomb which had been made by somebody else, then [the questions are] who is that other person, where is he or she at this point in time, and what might they be planning to do", he said. She attended the concert with her mother and older sister. He said the number of overall wounded was raised due to the "walking wounded" who came in hours after the attack.

Grande and her crew escaped the blast with no physical injuries. Saffie was simply a lovely little girl in every aspect of the word. She wrote that she was "broken" after the attack on Monday.

BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw said an off-duty female police officer was killed in the Manchester attack.

Speaking to broadcasters, Ms Rudd said she expected the presence of soldiers on the streets, in support of armed police, would be temporary, after a decision was taken to raise the threat level in Britain from severe to critical on Tuesday night.

Falwell was waiting outside the Manchester Arena after dropping off her daughter, according to Manchester Evening News.

The family and friends have not heard from Rutherford, 17, and Curry, 19.

Other reports by VgToday

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