In the wake of the terror attack that occurred during Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, the Associated Press reports that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the inhumane act that cost the innocent lives of over 22 people after authorities arrested a 22-year-old man named Salman Abedi.
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Identified as a suicide bomber, Abedi is believed to be part of an extremist group that could create an "imminent" attack in the city. As of writing, vigils continue to pour into the streets of Manchester.
In a statement released online, the terror group said that the “soldier of the Khilafah managed to place explosive devices in the midst of the gatherings of the Crusaders in the British city of Manchester.”
Meanwhile, various political and religious groups have condemned the horrific act of terrorism while celebrities from the entertainment world have expressed their solidarity towards the barbaric actions taken by the Islamic extremists.
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According to the report, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that the government raised the threat level of Britain to critical condition.
“We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted mind that sees a room packed with young children not as a scene to cherish but as an opportunity for carnage,” May said.
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