Manchester suicide bomber visited jailed jihadi friend in UK prison months before his attack – as jailed terrorist’s would-be ISIS sniper brother becomes latest member of linked network to be convicted

The Manchester suicide bomber visited a jailed jihadi friend in a British prison just months before he murdered 22 people in a suicide bomb attack.

Salman Abedi, 23, visited disabled Abdalraouf Abdallah, 24, while he was serving time for terrorism offences last year.

Abdalraouf was an ISIS recruiter who used used Skype and encrypted messaging apps to help terrorists source guns and cash and get from the UK to Syria undetected.

His older brother Mohammed, 26, is a suspected ISIS sniper and was today convicted of travelling to fight for the militants in the Middle East.