The man, reported to be 23 years old, is believed to be among a number of people held by police, who have also raided a property in the Chorlton/Whalley Range area and reportedly carried out a controlled explosion in Fallowfield.
[There is confusion in the media over whether Abedi is the man arrested lest night or the actual suicide bomber, we are seeing multiple reports of both claims. If necessary we will correct this post.]
Manchester terror attack suspect identified as Salman Abedi
British authorities on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who launched a deadly attack at a Manchester Ariana Grande concert, hours after the Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the blast.