Middle East

Manchester Bomber’s Father Certain Son Did Not Carry Out Attack

Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman Abedi, the suspected bomber who killed 22 concert-goers in an attack in Manchester, England May 22,  in Tripoli, Libya, May 24, 2017. (REUTERS/Hani Amara)
Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman Abedi, the suspected bomber who killed 22 concert-goers in an attack in Manchester, England May 22, in Tripoli, Libya, May 24, 2017. (REUTERS/Hani Amara)

The father of the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers in an attack in Manchester told Reuters in the Libyan capital on May 24 that he had...

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