Factbox - What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Salman Abedi | Reuters

MANCHESTER/LONDON The suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northern England, on Monday has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, British police said.Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth, U.S. security officials said, citing British intelligence officials

Reuters May 23, 2017 23:32:18 IST
Factbox - What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Salman Abedi
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Factbox  What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Salman Abedi
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MANCHESTER/LONDON The suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northern England, on Monday has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, British police said.Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth, U.S. security officials said, citing British intelligence officials.

His parents emigrated from Libya to London before moving to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester, where they have lived for at least 10 years, the officials said.

Police raided a house in Elsmore Road in Fallowfield earlier on Tuesday.

A 23-year-old man arrested by police in a separate move in south Manchester in connection with the attack on Tuesday was believed to be Abedi's brother, news reports said.Abedi had a sister named Jomana Abedi, the U.S. security officials said. (Reporting by Reuters correspondents in Manchester, London and Washington; Writing by Paul Sandle; Editing by William Schomberg)

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