British police arrested a man at Heathrow airport as part of the investigation of the terrorist attack in Manchester.
“The man was detained at Heathrow airport in connection with the investigation into the attack on the “Manchester Arena”. 38-year-old (male. — Ed.) was detained on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act and remains in custody,” — said in a statement to the police of Manchester.
It is noted that the arrest was planned in advance and a direct threat to the airport was not.
Recall that the explosion occurred in the lobby of the stadium “Manchester arena” may 22 around 22:30 (00:30 across Kiev). In these moments ended with a concert, which was several thousand people, including many children and adolescents.
The number of victims of the terrorist attack totaled 22 people, among whom were children. Later it became known that the responsibility for what happened in Manchester the attack claimed by the group “Islamic state”.