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