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ISLAMIC TERROR: Salman Abedi Identified as Manchester Suicide Bomber

Posted on | May 23, 2017 | 2 Comments

The London Telegraph reports:

The suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured dozens more at the Manchester Arena has been named as 22-year-old Salman Abedi.
Born in Manchester in 1994, the second youngest of four children his parents were Libyan refugees who came to the UK to escape the Gaddafi regime.
His parents were both born in Libya but appear to have emigrated to London before moving to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester where they have lived for at least ten years.
They had three sons in total and a daughter, who is now 18-years-old.
Abedi grew up in the Whalley Range area, just yards from the local girl’s high school, which hit the headlines in 2015 when twins and grade A pupils, Zahra and Salma Halane, who were both aspiring medical students, left their homes and moved to [ISIS] controlled Syria.

(Via Memeorandum.)

UPDATE: The BBC reports:

Twenty-two people, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed and 59 injured when a suicide bomber attacked concertgoers at Manchester Arena.
A man set off a bomb in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday, at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande. . . .
Three victims have been named so far, the latest being 28-year-old John Atkinson from Bury, Greater Manchester.
Eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos was a pupil at Tarleton Primary School, in Lancashire.
Her head teacher, Chris Upton, said she had been “simply a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the word” and was “loved by everyone”.
Student Georgina Callander, believed to have been 18, has also been named as among the dead.
She had been studying health and social care at Runshaw College in Leyland, Lancashire.

UPDATE II: The London Daily Mail reports:

Neighbours of British-born Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi have revealed the Manchester United fan’s ‘strange behaviour’ in the weeks before he slaughtered 22 people.
The 22-year-old Manchester-born attacker was heard ‘chanting Islamic prayers loudly in the street’ outside his home in the south of the city. . . .
ISIS this morning claimed responsibility and threatened further attacks, saying ‘one of the caliphate’s soldiers placed bombs within a gathering of the Crusaders’.
Police are trying to determine whether Abedi, a Manchester United fan who appears to have been radicalised within the last couple of years, acted alone or was part of a wider terror cell. . . .
One neighbour claimed they heard Abedi chanting Islamic prayers at the home just weeks before the concert hall atrocity. . . .
Lina Ahmed, 21, told MailOnline: ‘They are a Libyan family and they have been acting strangely.
‘A couple of months ago he [Salman] was chanting the first kalma [Islamic prayer] really loudly in the street. He was chanting in Arabic.
‘He was saying ‘There is only one God and the prophet Mohammed is his messenger’.’

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