Manchester bomber used student loan to fund terror attack: UK Police

People attend a vigil for the victims of last week's attack at a pop concert at Manchester Arena, in central Manchester, Britain. REUTERS

The British Police revealed today that the man responsible for carrying out the deadly attack in Manchester Arena, purchased the bomb-making materials with student loan money.

As per reports, the bomber Salman Abedi did not act alone.

Abedi, was living off student loans reportedly, which was around thousand pounds while planning the attack.

According to authorities, more arrests are possible in the case.

Salman Abedi, detonated a homemade bomb in the venue foyer on Ariana Grande’s concert location, killing 22 people and injuring dozens.

In the benefit concert later, Grande was joined by some of the biggest names in music, including Liam Gallagher, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Robbie Williams, Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber.

Around 50,000 people attended the event, which raised almost £3 million for victims.

Manchester City Council is also planning to hold an event to recognize the “many selfless acts and demonstrations of community spirit in the aftermath of the atrocity”.

Following the benefit concert, Grande released a cover of ‘Over the Rainbow’ and a re-release of her song ‘One Last Time’ for the Manchester victims.


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