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Police took no action over Manchester bomber’s texts to Daesh contact, inquiry hears

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Tue, 2022-02-15 15:15

LONDON: An inquiry into the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing has heard that police viewed messages sent by the bomber, Salman Abedi, discussing martyrdom three years before the attack, but that no action was taken.

The messages, sent to another individual suspected of terrorism offenses, Abdalraouf Abdallah, were not traced to Abedi despite them containing two selfie images and his full name, and the phone used to send them being registered to him.

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