Manchester Arena attack: Bomber’s brother faces murder charges

The younger brother of Manchester Arena bomber, Hashem Abedi, 22, has been extradited from Libya to the UK and is due to appear in UK court today connection with the bombing, which killed 22 and injured 112, reports the BBC.

Police are expected to charge him with 22 counts of murder; attempted murder charges for others there and conspiracy to cause an explosion likely to endanger life.

Families of the victims and survivors of the bombings were informed by police.

Inquests have been delayed due to Abedi not being extradited. Full hearings are not expected in the case until spring 2020.

Liam Allen-Curry, John Atkinson, Courtney Boyle, Kelly Brewster, Georgina Callender, Olivia Campbell-Hardy, Wendy Fawell, Martyn Hett, Alison Howe, Megan Hurley, Nell Jones, Michelle Kiss, Angelika Klis, Marcin Klis, Sorrell Leczkowski, Lisa Lees, Eilidh MacLeod, Elaine McIver,  Saffie Roussos, Chloe Rutherford, Philip Tron, and Jane Tweddle were killed in the attack.

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