Ariana Grande cancels multiple concerts following Manchester attack

Cheryl Sanders
May 25, 2017

According to police in Manchester, England, the suspect has been identified as 22-year-old suicide bomber Salman Abedi.

She took to Twitter afterward to say she was "broken" and "i don't have words".

The UK government has expressed its anger after a USA newspaper published photos apparently showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured.

Killer Abedi detonated the explosive in the foyer of the arena as parents waited to pick up their children from the Ariana Grande concert. The BBC also reported that Abedi's 23-year-old brother was arrested Tuesday.

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is expected to join the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group, one of Trump's key demands, diplomatic sources in Brussels said. For most of the last decade, the warning level has shifted between "substantial" and "severe", meaning that at all times officials believed that an attack was at least a "strong possibility".

It is believed he was buying a bag to use in the attack that killed 22 people and injured 119 more in the blast at Manchester Arena.

Fans of the USA singer were slaughtered after a night of fun, the latest attack targeting young people.

Troops were sent to key locations in London, such as Buckingham Palace, the prime minister's residence at 10 Downing Street, Parliament and foreign embassies.

The United Kingdom raised its terrorist threat level to "critical" - the highest category - in the wake of the attack. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the atrocity.

Speaking from the Libyan city of Tripoli yesterday, the father of the alleged Manchester attacker denied that his son was linked to militants or to the bombing.

Manchester's many religious and ethnic communities came together on Tuesday evening to hold a minute's silence and vigil. Mr Collomb tells French television that both British and French intelligence services had information that Abedi had been in Syria.

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