3 More People Arrested in Connection With Ariana Grande Concert Attack, Suicide Bomber Named

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On Wednesday morning, the Greater Manchester police announced that they had made three new arrests in connection with the terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night. Yesterday the police also arrested a 23-year-old suspect.

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The suicide bomber who carried out the attack on Monday night has been reported to be 22-year-old Salman Abedi. The BBC reported that Abedi was believed to be a bomb-carrying “mule” who had help in carrying out the attack.

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The Greater Manchester police also announced that they had identified all of the victims of the attack in a statement on Wednesday.

In addition to the first victims named, 18-year-old Georgina Callandar and eight-year-old Safie Rose Roussos, several other victims are currently being named. 20 people across Manchester are in critical care, with many suffering severe injuries such as “major organ damage and potential loss of limbs.”

Pop Culture Reporter, Jezebel

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I’ve been making it a point to read and find out more of each of the victims as they are named. I was reading through Martyn Hett’s twitter, a young man who tragically was lost, and he gave me an unexpected laugh this morning:

I’m sorry I couldn’t screen shot the whole picture. How unfair that this funny, vibrant person was taken from the world? I hope you make it back as the biggest, fluffiest, grandest shoulder pads the world has ever seen, Martyn.