In Britain arrested a fifth suspect on the case about the terrorist attack in Manchester

© AFP 2017 / Ben StansallПолиция on the site of the explosions at the Manchester Arena. Archival photoIn Britain arrested a fifth suspect on the case about the terrorist attack in Manchester© AFP 2017 / Ben Stansall

The number of suspects detained in Britain in connection with the attack in Manchester has increased to 5 persons, informs television channel Sky News, citing the city police.

According to AFP, the arrest took place in Wigan – city within the area of so-called greater Manchester. «The prisoner had a bag whose contents we are studying», — quotes the statement of the police Agency.

Prior to that, head of the Manchester police Ian Hopkins confirmed that the terrorist act in concert complex «Manchester arena» «undoubtedly, organized criminal network».

Earlier Wednesday, metro police said that «three men are detained in the South of Manchester in connection with the ongoing investigation of the terrible terrorist attack that took place on Monday evening at the «Manchester Arena». Then it became known about detention in Manchester older brother of the alleged suicide bomber, Salman Abedi – Ismail, Abedi. Finally, the Agency Reuters, citing Libyan service for combating terrorism reported that on Tuesday evening in Tripoli on suspicion of having links with the «Islamic state» (banned in Russia) was arrested the younger brother of Hashim, Abedi.

The attack in Manchester occurred on the evening of may 22 during the concert of American singer Ariana Grande. A suicide bomber detonated a homemade bomb after the concert. According to recent reports, killed 22 people, including 12 children, 64 people remain in hospital, 20 of them in critical condition. In addition, nine people are still missing.

In Britain arrested a fifth suspect on the case about the terrorist attack in Manchester© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in photobacteria in Manchester

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