Manchester bomber’s remains flown to Libya after UK mosques rejected them

Manchester bomber, Salman Abedi. (Photo: Internet)

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi has been buried in Libya after UK mosques refused to deal with his body. 

 Abedi killed 22 people and injured 120 when he detonated a bomb outside the Ariana Grande concert in May. 

 MI5 chiefs ‘missed key warnings’ about Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi He was born in Britain to Libyan parents and regularly attended a mosque in Didsbury – but British mosques refused to have anything to do with his funeral rites after the atrocity. 

 His family could could not find a mosque which would deal with his remains so flew them to Tripoli where they were buried in a secret location without a full Islamic service. 

 

 
 
 
The views expressed in Op-Ed pieces are those of the author and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Libyan Express.
How to submit an Op-Ed: Libyan Express accepts opinion articles on a wide range of topics. Submissions may be sent to oped@libyanexpress.com. Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media
You might also like

Submit a Correction

For: Manchester bomber’s remains flown to Libya after UK mosques rejected them

Your suggestion have been successfully submitted

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Libyan Express will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.