Manchester Bomber Identified

posted by Mary Helen Norris -

British Authorities have identified the man suspected of killing himself and 22 others in the explosion outside the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England late last night. 

Salman Abedi set off a bomb outside Manchester Arena and police have also arrested a 23-year-old in connection to the investigation. 

Abedi was known to British Authorities prior to the attack but according to the Huffington Post, no motive has been identified yet. 

The Islamic State militant group is claiming responsibilities but authorities are not clear whether the group had a direct role in the attack. 

This story is developing and following the Huffington Post for more information. 

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