Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim
- Author: Salvatore Jensen May 28, 2017,
May 28, 2017, 12:10
In a speech at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, Trump said that he found the leaks "deeply troubling" and that he had directed USA agencies, including the Department of Justice, to investigate the leaks.
Trump blasted US officials for the leaks on Thursday, calling them "deeply troubling", although it was unclear whether the Times received the photos from USA officials.
In a statement issued by the White House, as Trump joined May at a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, he said: "There is no relationship we cherish more than the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom".
The pictures published by The New York Times show fragments of a blue Karrimor backpack, with carefully packed shrapnel that consisted of nuts and screws, strewn across the lobby of the Manchester Arena.
Thursday, May 25: A 16-year-old boy is arrested in Withington, a suburb of south Manchester.
Meanwhile, British Transport Police says armed officers will patrol some United Kingdom trains for the first time because of the increased threat of extremist attacks.
Police in Manchester, England, made a decision to stop sharing some intelligence with the US after details from their ongoing terrorism investigation were apparently leaked to the American press, the city's mayor told CNN.
The event, she said, will honor and raise money for the victims and their families. "However, it is important that we continue with these searches".
Authorities have detained a total of 11 people since the attack, but a 16-year-male and an adult woman were released without charges.
Abedi's father and younger brother were arrested in Tripoli in Libya, where the family originally come from.
Grande, who tweeted she was "broken" hours after the attack, returned to Florida the next day and canceled all of her shows through June 5. At least 59 people were injured during the act of terror, in addition to the deaths. The singer posted a letter to fans on Twitter Friday.