The media learned about the Assembly of a bomb by a suicide bomber from Manchester by videos in YouTube

The media learned about the Assembly of a bomb by a suicide bomber from Manchester by videos in YouTube

A suicide bomber Salman, Abedi, the perpetrators of the explosion on may 22 in Manchester, built a bomb using the videos hosted in YouTube. This is with reference to the sources reports The Times.


The investigation revealed that Abedi was looking on YouTube and other sites videos, in which were instructions for creating explosives and preparing the bombs. Also he downloaded from the Internet recipes of explosives, which was used to commit a terrorist act.

The publication notes that even after the attack on YouTube and Facebook was available to make in which step by step describes the process of creating an explosive device with the use of acetone peroxide, which is to create the bombs used, Abedi. Such explosives can be produced at home.

Bombs with the use of acetone peroxide are well-known by means of terrorists: for example, the explosives used in the bombings in London in 2005 and the attacks in Paris and Brussels in 2015 and 2016. Published in March, the message of the militants who committed the attack at the airport of Brussels, the organizers of the explosion said that they have more than 100 kg of that substance.

Videos with a story about a bomb at home, was released, Gaza-based group associated with the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia organization). They also described how and where best to make the attack. One of these clips, newspaper reports, received over 4 million hits.

The attack on the stadium “Manchester arena” was made on may 22, after the concert of the singer Ariani Grande. The explosion killed 23 people, more than 100 were injured. The responsibility for what happened took on banned terrorist group “Islamic state”.

The investigators found that the suicide bomber who committed the explosion, was a native of Libya, who grew up in the UK, Salman, Abedi. His extremist views were known to the police before the attack. The media learned about the plans of Manchester brother of a terrorist attack on a UN convoy For some time before the attack, he visited Libya to meet with the family. As it turned out, his brother and father were aware of the plans of Abedi. The brother of suicide bomber, Hashim, was also involved in terrorist activities and planned to attack UN convoy in Libya.