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Published: Mon, December 19, 2016
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But Greater Manchester Police said Wednesday that it could not formally name the victims until forensic post-mortems are concluded.

Parents waiting to collect children from the gig also died in the blast.

Police on Tuesday staged an armed raid on a Manchester address believed to be where Abedi lived, carrying out a controlled explosion to gain entry. "This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely but that a further attack may be imminent".

British Prime Minster Theresa May will meet US President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, but officials say she will cut short the second leg of her trip to the G7 summit in Italy.

Seven arrests have now been made in Britain and Libya as police scramble to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent. Britons are due to go to the polls on June 8.

USA channel ABC News reported that police had found a kind of bomb-making workshop in Abedi's home and he had apparently stockpiled enough chemicals to make additional bombs. Seven arrests have so far been made in the U.K.in connection with the attack.

Hopkins said that one of the casualties of Monday's bombing - which killed 22 and injured more than 100 - was a police officer, but he did not identify the victim, citing the family's wishes.

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria claimed responsibility, Britain's official terror alert was raised to "critical", and hundreds of soldiers were deployed on Wednesday to guard key London sites, including London's Houses of Parliament.

Following the attack, Ariana tweeted that she was "broken" and had "no words".

Grande was scheduled to perform two shows at London's O2 arena this week, but the singer's representative said she was suspending her tour to assess the situation and to "pay our proper respects to those lost". The tour began on February 3, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee in Whitehall on Thursday morning, said Downing Street.

British counter-terrorism officials have hit out at their United States counterparts for apparently leaking intelligence to the American media in connection with the Manchester attack inquiry. No word on the other summer stops in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico and on to Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, New Zealand, Australia and more.

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