British police arrest re multiple suspects attack Manchester

British police arrest re multiple suspects attack Manchester

The British authorities Wednesday again multiple person arrested due to the suicide bombing in Manchester. There are now a total of seven persons were arrested for possible involvement.

It is still unclear where the arrested persons exactly be suspicious. What is clear is that the people that Wednesday night were arrested, a man and a woman.

The police did Wednesday earlier in the day also raids in the north of Manchester, which also arrests were carried out. “These searches are related to the horrific attack on Manchester-Arena”, according to police.

The British police is in any case still looking for the maker of the attack used explosive. Unconfirmed sources state that the police multiple explosives would have been found after the attack.


The perpetrator of the attack, the 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, Salman Abedi, according to the police part of a jihadist network. They fear that other members of that network attacks prepare.

One of the seven suspects is the 23-year-old brother of the main suspect. He was arrested in Libya. The Libyan police suspects him of being a “terrorist act” to have wanted to commit in the Libyan capital. Also they say to make sure that the brother knew of the plans of the perpetrator of the attack in Manchester.

“We have evidence that he and his brother were involved in an Islamic State”, said a spokesman. “We follow him for more than a month and a half. He had contact with his brother and knew of the attack.” The messages of Libyan services are also not yet confirmed by, for example, British security services.

Also the father of Abedi in Libya arrested.


So was the attack in Manchester

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British police hunting a possible maker explosive attack Manchester

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