Manchester Arena 2017 – Terror Attack

The 2017 Manchester Arena (United Kingdom) terror attack, was carried out by a suicide bomber, on 22 May 2017. Detonating a device carried in a backpack, as people were leaving Manchester Arena during egress of the Ariana Grande concert. Twenty two innocent victims were killed and 250 were injured.

Georgina Callander

Saffie Rose Roussos

John Atkinson

Megan Hurley

Olivia Campbell

Alison Howe

Lisa Lees

Angelika Klis

Marcin Klis

Martyn Hett

Kelly Brewster

Jane Tweddle-Taylor

Nell Jones

Michelle Kiss

Sorrell Leczkowski

Liam Curry

Chloe Rutherford

Elaine McIver

Wendy Fawell

Eilidh MacLeod

Courtney Boyle

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Manchester Evening News – MANCHESTER TERROR ATTACK

22 people died – including a number of children – after an explosion tore through a pop concert at Manchester Arena. Around 120 other people were injured in the blast at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22 2017. Terrorist Salman Abedi was named as the suicide bomber who carried out the attack

BBC – Manchester Arena attack: What happened?

An explosion went off just after 10:30pm on Monday 22 May as people were leaving the Manchester Arena.

The Telegraph – Manchester terror attack: Everything we know

Twenty-two people were killed in a blast at the Manchester Arena on Monday night, including an eight-year-old girl and an off-duty female police officer, moments after US singer Ariana Grande finished performing, at around 10:30pm.

Police are investigating whether the suicide bomber was acting alone or as part of a network.

FT – Manchester attack exposes weak spot in arena security

Event organisers say areas outside venues are beyond their checks and patrols

The Telegraph – Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi may not have acted alone, police say

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi did not act alone, police suspect, and detectives want to speak to his brother in Libya, anti-terror officers have said.

Manchester Evening News – Those affected by the Arena bombing will get extra support from a dedicated mental health service

Children as young as eight will be able to access vital support from professionals trained in helping people who have experienced trauma

 

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