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British police search address in Wigan after Manchester attacks
May 30, 2017 / 3:12 PM / 6 months ago

British police search address in Wigan after Manchester attacks

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they were searching an address in Wigan near Manchester in connection with a suicide bomb attack which killed 22 at a pop concert last week.

Motorbike and scooter riders hold a flag in St Ann's Square to pay their respect for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack in central Manchester, Britain May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Wigantoday, the website of local newspaper Wigan Post, posted a video of a bomb disposal van arriving at a property in Wigan, which is approximately 17 miles west of Manchester.

“We are currently searching a property in Springfield Street in Wigan in relation to last Monday’s attack on Manchester Arena,” Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.

“There is a cordon in place and we are asking people to avoid the area.”

Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Elisabeth O'Leary

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