BREAKING NEWS: Manchester suicide bomber identity revealed

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From The Daily Mail:

The suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England killing 22 people including young children has been named as Salman Abedi, a British Libyan jihadist. In addition to the 22 deaths, the attack also injured 119 others.

Here’s what we know:

  • Ball bearing bomb detonated at pop concert killed 22 people and injured at least 119 others last night
  • Bomber has been named as Salman Abedi, a Mancunian of Libyan descent, known to the security services
  • Police carried out a controlled explosion at his home today during raids around the city by armed officers 
  • A teenage fan and an eight-year-old primary schoolgirl are among the dead, as well as a 26-year-old man
  • Video footage showed thousands fleeing in tears from the venue, many covered in blood, when gig ended  
  • Police confirmed the suicide bomber died at the venue after an improvised explosive device was detonated  
  • 23-year-old Grande tweeted: “Broken. From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words.”

Read more from The Daily Mail here.