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UK: Woman arrested in connection with Manchester attack01:45

UK: Woman arrested in connection with Manchester attack

United Kingdom, Manchester
May 24, 2017 at 20:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police raided apartment blocks in north Manchester's Blackley, on Wednesday, arresting a sixth person in connection with Monday night's attack in Manchester, which claimed the lives of at least 22 people and injured 59 more.

Police reported that they arrested a woman in connection to the investigation behind the attack.

On Monday night, an assailant detonated an explosive device towards the end of a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena, as attendees were leaving the premises at around 22:35 local time (21:35 GMT).

At least 22, many of them children, were killed and a further 59 injured in the attack. Police believe that there was only one assailant in the stadium, who reportedly died at the scene of the blast after detonating an explosive device.

A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning outside a Morrisons supermarket in Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, south Manchester in relation to Monday evening's attack. The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility.

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Police raided apartment blocks in north Manchester's Blackley, on Wednesday, arresting a sixth person in connection with Monday night's attack in Manchester, which claimed the lives of at least 22 people and injured 59 more.

Police reported that they arrested a woman in connection to the investigation behind the attack.

On Monday night, an assailant detonated an explosive device towards the end of a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena, as attendees were leaving the premises at around 22:35 local time (21:35 GMT).

At least 22, many of them children, were killed and a further 59 injured in the attack. Police believe that there was only one assailant in the stadium, who reportedly died at the scene of the blast after detonating an explosive device.

A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning outside a Morrisons supermarket in Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, south Manchester in relation to Monday evening's attack. The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility.

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