Elizabeth II called the attack in Manchester a “barbaric act”
Moscow. May 23. INTERFAX.RU Queen Elizabeth II has condemned the terrorist attack at the stadium in Manchester and expressed condolences to the families of those killed and injured.
“I believe I speak for everyone in expressing deep sympathy to all those affected by this terrible event, and especially to the families and friends of those who were killed and injured”, — stated in the message of the Queen.
“I would like to Express my admiration for the way the residents of Manchester reacted to this barbaric act, they have shown humanity and compassion”, — stated in it.
In addition, Queen Elizabeth II thanked all the emergency personnel working at the site after the attack. She noted their high level of professionalism.
The night before at the stadium “Manchester arena” in Manchester, which hosted the concert of American pop singer Ariana Grande, two explosions occurred. Killing 22 people, including children, about 50 spectators were injured. The police believed that the explosive device detonated a suicide bomber.
Law enforcement agencies have established the identity of the perpetrator of the terrorist act in Manchester, but has not yet called his name. Arrested 23-year-old man suspected of involvement in the attack.