Wednesday, 16 January, 2019

Ariana Grande says will hold benefit concert in Manchester for attack victims

British soldiers and police on guard near the Houses of Parliment of London British soldiers and police on guard near the Houses of Parliment of London
Kenny Thornton | 03 June, 2017, 00:35

Authorities have said they believe the plot was months in the making. More arrests are expected.

"They're very significant, these arrests".

"The silence will be marked by all government buildings and other organisations may follow suit", said the statement on Wednesday, adding that flags would remain at half-mast until Thursday evening. The troops will gradually be withdrawn from Monday, May said.

Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. Until it was raised Tuesday, it had stayed at severe since mid 2014.

It comes as more searches are being carried out as part of the investigation into the concert bombing - there are now eight people in custody. Police had earlier given the man's age as 23.

A new suspect has been arrested in Manchester during a large-scale counter-terror operation launched in the wake of a suicide attack that struck a pop concert in the city earlier this week, United Kingdom police said on Friday.

The cowardly "mule", Salman Abedi, blew himself up in Manchester Arena on Monday night before it was revealed he had direct links to an ISIS cell operating in Manchester City Centre.

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The Warriors are 12-0 in the playoffs and have won 27 of their last 28 overall. "He's our leader, and we follow him at all costs". He would finish the game with 38 points in 37 minutes on 14-of-26 shooting, gathering eight rebounds and dishing out eight dimes.

"There is still much more to do".

Likewise, The Scottish Sun publishes images of all 22 victims killed in Monday's attack and features Eilidh's face in the middle of the collage.

Greater Manchester Police say two men were arrested overnight in Manchester and in the Withington area in the south of the city. Photos showed an army bomb-disposal unit at the property.

Grande opens the letter with, "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester attack and their loved ones".

"We thought he must have been a drug dealer or doing witchcraft", El-Hudarey told the BBC.

Monday's awful suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena, which claimed 22 lives and injured dozens more, could have been prevented had local authorities followed up several reports of possible extremism over the past five years, say sources to multiple English news outlets.


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