8 arrested in Manchester attack as a ‘significant’ connection emerges between the attacker and known ISIS recruiter

(L) Salman Abedi and ISIS recruiter Raphael Hostey. play

LONDON — Greater Manchester Police arrested two more men this morning, in relation to the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert, bringing the total number of those in custody to eight.

The police statement reads:

“This morning (Thursday 25 May 2017) we have been carrying out searches at an address in the Withington area and a man has been arrested.

“These searches are connected to Monday’s attack on the Manchester Arena, but this is a fast-moving investigation and we are keeping an open mind at this stage.

“Another man has also been arrested in the Manchester area this morning in connection with the investigation, bringing the total number of men in custody to eight.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.