Salman Abedi: why Manchester bomber fits profile of other terrorists

While experts stress there is no ‘typical’ extremist, details of the 23-year-old’s life show parallels with other Islamist attackers

Now details of the life of Salman Abedi, the Manchester Arena bomber, are slowly emerging, many analysts will be struck by how many key aspects of his life are familiar from the profiles of previous terrorists. Officials and experts stress that there is no single path to extremist violence, but there are common factors in the background of others who have committed such appalling acts in recent years.

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  • Alain

    Rubbish the only true common factor that they wilfully refuse to name is Islam.

  • Maurice Miner

    I’m just stunned, fucked and amazed that the Granuaid would publish this! Allah (swt) be praised, they are almost reporting background like it used to be reported!