Police investigating network linked to Manchester attacker: senior officer

Police investigating network linked to Manchester attacker: senior officer

Police investigating network linked to Manchester attacker: senior officer

Abedi, who had a sister and two brothers, went to school in Manchester before studying business at Salford University - a degree he did not complete. A hunt is underway for the person who made the bomb, police have confirmed. The building, Granby House, is popular with students and young professionals. Neighbor Adam Prince said raided flat had been used as an Airbnb.

"I was really shocked when I saw the news, I still don't believe it", Ramadan Abedi told Bloomberg.

She said 3,800 soldiers will be deployed across Britain to step up security amid fears of a wider plot. The traditional ceremony at the palace is a major tourist attraction in London.

Chelsea soccer club said it had cancelled a victory parade that had been scheduled to take place in London on Sunday to celebrate its Premier League title. Hopkins added that extensive searches across Greater Manchester are still being carried out.

The elder Abedi told The Associated Press by telephone from Tripoli: "We don't believe in killing innocents.

Salman Abedi made frequent trips to visit his family in Libya, his father said, and was in the country last week, where he had told his mother he meant to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca.

He said Salman visited Libya a month and a half ago and only returned to Manchester after winning a cheap ticket to Umrah.

After less than a year in Saudi Arabia, Abu Ismail said he fled to the United Kingdom, where he sought political asylum and lived there for 25 years.

Fawaz Al Haffar, a trustee at the Manchester Islamic Centre and Didsbury mosque trustee, took pains to downplay Salman Abedi's connection to the mosque in a statement read in front of reporters on Wednesday.

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"There are no military personnel patrolling Manchester but we are therefore able to receive additional armed policing support because of this plan".

He said the man is named Adel and is in his 40s, with a wife and several children.

Authorities said they were also attempting to determine if Salman Abedi had any ties to Raphael Hostey, a British recruiter for ISIS who died a year ago during a drone strike, according to the New York Times.

British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting Wednesday of her emergency security cabinet group to talk about intelligence reports on Abedi and concerns that he might have had outside support.

The rest of Abedi's family is also thought to be in Libya. The following day, the Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the bombing.

On Tuesday, Britain raised its terror alert to the highest level. It appears Abedi might have also travelled to Syria, though it's not clear whether the visits were part of the same trip, according to a top French official, Interior Minister Gérard Collomb.

"I have been very clear with our friends that should not happen again", Rudd said.

Manchester police said they were working to determine whether Salman Abedi worked alone or with help when he bombed the Ariana Grande concert.

'People will have seen a significant increase in the number of armed officers in Greater Manchester.

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