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British police names alleged Manchester terrorist

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Women embrace after lighting candles for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack, in central Manchester, May 23

British police has named Salman Abedi as the possible suicide bomber, suspected of having killed 22 people and injured 59 in the city of Manchester this week.

BBC reports that the 22-year-old was born in Manchester to parents of Libyan descent, is thought to have blown himself up in the Manchester arena’s foyer late on Monday, May 22, as fans were beginning to leave a concert by American popsinger Ariana Grande.

Three of his victims have been named – Saffie Rose Roussos, eight, student Georgina Callander and John Atkinson, 28.

The wounded, among who there are 12 children aged under 16, are being treated at eight hospitals across Manchester, but several people are still missing.

Greater Manchester Police has stated it is currently trying to establish, whether Abedi had worked alone or not.

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  1. Linda says:

    deport the remaining of this Libyan group whether uk born or not, take the nationality of parents.

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    • jj says:

      A silly comment.

      If they are guilty of something then imprison them.

      You can’t just deport someone unless the other country is prepared to accept them, and you can’t just take a different nationality because you feel like it, regardless of your parents’ nationality.

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      • Linda says:

        I disagree, naturally. Nationality is based on grandparents, ie, to be English you have to have grandparents born in England – this was the ruling for non-English immigrants in 1950-60s, you can however be british regardless of where your grandparents are born so long as you yourself are born in Britain, etc. And unfortunately, if groups of foreign descent are acting against interests of the host nation it will be reasonable for host nation to take steps to rid themselves of the problem. UKIP MP flagging up this treachery (Manchester) as punishable by death penalty.

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