Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

Cheryl Sanders
May 28, 2017

The BBC also reported Thursday that the police in Manchester had stopped sharing information about the investigation with the U.S. because of the ongoing leaks.

British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with Donald Trump on Thursday, a government source told Reuters, after the New York Times published detailed pictures of the crime scene in Manchester where 22 people were killed.

Images obtained by The New York Times newspaper showed a detonator Abedi was said to have carried in his left hand, shrapnel including nuts and screws and the shredded remains of a blue backpack.

The BBC said Manchester Police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but is now furious.

He blew himself up at the Manchester Arena indoor venue after a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande, whose fan base is made up largely of children and teenagers.


British police arrested a man on Friday in the of suburb of Moss Side, the tenth person to be taken into custody in connection with Monday night's Manchester attack.

"There is no relationship we cherish more than the Special Relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom", he continued".

U.S. President Trump vowed on Thursday to bring anyone caught leaking U.S. intelligence to justice after British police stopped sharing information about the Manchester suicide bombing with the United States.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, but British and US intelligence have not confirmed that the extremist group was involved.

British security officials reacted with fury to the leaks, with one telling the Financial Times that lives were being put at risk.


The half-brother of Ariana Grande has postponed a performance in London out of respect for those affected by the Manchester Arena terror attack.

Eight men are in custody now after a man and a woman were released without charge, GreaterManchester police said in a tweet.

Abedi's family remained a focus, too, with a brother in England, his father and another brother in Libya among those detained. Crowds gathered at well-known sites including London's Parliament and Trafalgar Squares and Manchester's Albert Square.

In addition to those killed, 116 people received medical treatment at Manchester hospitals for wounds from the blast. The National Health Service said 75 people were hospitalized.


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