Telegraph: terrorist from Manchester, born into a family of Libyan refugees
Salman Abedi, went to school, which became known to the whole country in 2015, when two of her Schoolgirls the twin sisters Zahra and Salma fled to Syria to join ISIS.
LONDON, may 23. /Offset. TASS Ilya Dmitriev, Maxim Ryzhkov/. 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who was named by British police as the executor of the terrorist attack in Manchester, was born in Britain to a family of refugees from Libya. It is reported on Tuesday the newspaper The Daily Telegraph.
Born in Manchester in 1994, he was the third child in the family, Abedi had two older brothers and a younger sister. “His parents were Libyan refugees who arrived in Britain to escape from the regime of Muammar Gaddafi”, — writes the edition.
According to the newspaper, the parents of Abedi you were born in Libya, and first lived in London before moving to the area Fallowfield in the South of Manchester. Of Abedi, informs The Daily Telegraph, went to school, which became known to the whole country in 2015, when two of her students, sisters Zahra and Salma Halan, fled to Syria to join the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia). The newspaper writes that, according to unconfirmed information, the whole family, with the exception of two older brothers, returned to Libya.
The name of the suicide bomber, which killed 22 people, and 59 were injured, announced on Tuesday, the head of police of the County of greater Manchester, Ian Hopkins. “I can confirm that the man suspected of committing atrocities last night — a 22-year-old Salman Abedi,” — he said.
Our priority along with counter-terrorism network of the police and our partners from the security services is to determine whether he had acted alone or working as part of a broader (criminal) groups.Ian Hopkinsona of police of the County of greater Manchester
He also urged communities of the United Kingdom to stay together after terrorist act.
A blast at the indoor stadium “Manchester-arena” has thundered approximately at 22:35 local time (00:35 GMT on Tuesday), immediately after the speech, the American pop singer Ariana Grande. The device exploded outside an auditorium in the lobby. The incident qualified as a terrorist attack.