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Islamic State claims responsibility for Manchester arena attack | Reuters

CAIRO Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday's deadly attack at the Manchester Arena and said it was carried out with an explosive device planted at the concert, according to a statement the group posted on Telegram.

"One of the soldiers of the Caliphate was able to place an explosive device within a gathering of the Crusaders in the city of Manchester," the statement said.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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Published Date: May 23, 2017 17:24 PM | Updated Date: May 23, 2017 17:24 PM

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