MI5 probe into missed warnings over Manchester bomber

UK’s MI5 intelligence agency has launched urgent inquiries into how it missed the danger posed by the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi, amid claims his interest in being a potential terrorist killer was repeatedly reported to the authorities.

Meanwhile,British police carried out fresh raids and today arrested a Libya-born ‘trainee pilot’ in connection with the suicide attack that claimed 22 lives. According to the police, the 23-year-old was arrested at a property in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, more than 400-km from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi detonated a suicide bomb.

Greater Manchester Police said the total number of people in custody in connection with the bombing was 14 while two others were earlier released without charge.

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