Police suspect Manchester bomber 'did not act alone'

Manchester Arena suicide bomber may not have acted alone – police

The attacker who bombed an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester wasn't part of a large network, but other people involved in the crime may still be at large, a senior police officer said Thursday.

Mr Jackson said attempts to speak to Hashem Abedi were part of an "ongoing" process but he refused to elaborate or say whether British police had travelled to Libya.

A MAN has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bomb blast just one day after cops said others were involved in the attack.

A home is now being searched as part of the investigation and the suspect is being quizzed by police.

Russ Jackson, head of counterterrorism policing for northwest England, said police may make more arrests in the investigation into the attack. "We do, however, suspect others were either aware or complicit in the knowledge of this attack".

While authorities still believe that "more arrests are possible", in the wake of the attack that killed 22 people, they're learning more about Abedi's life.

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The bomb had a "devastating" impact and gouged out a section of the concrete floor of Manchester Arena in the heart of the city.

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi is believed to have worked with a network of people. "We do however believe further arrests are possible", he told The Sun.

Anti-terror officers have already said police suspect suicide bomber Salman Abedi did not act alone and detectives want to speak to his brother in Libya.

Officers and the Crown Prosecution Service are now speaking with the Libyan authorities.

The man who was arrested today could be a relative - local newspaper the Manchester Evening News quotes a neighbor who says, "The boys who live there are related to Salman Abedi through their father".

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