Father and brother of Manchester suicide bomber arrested

The father and younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester have been arrested in Libya.

Ramadan Albedi was arrested by counter-terror officers along with son Hashem, who is accused of planning an attack in Tripoli.

Police in Manchester say it’s now clear they’re investigating a network behind the deadly blast.


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In total, seven people have been arrested in connection with the blast, with police making five arrests in the UK overnight.

Meanwhile singer Ariana Grande has formally suspended her concert tour following the tragedy in Manchester.

A spokesman for the pop star says the tour group will need to pay proper respects to those killed in the attack.