The father and another brother of the Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi have been arrested in Libya. This comes mere hours after Abedi's father insisted that his son was innocent in the Manchester bombing. One of Salman's other brothers was arrested on Monday shortly after the bombings.
Father of Accused Manchester Attacker Says His Son Is Innocenthttps://t.co/YRquBZfk4N— Fox News (@FoxNews) May 24, 2017
The brother arrested on Wednesday, Hashem, was reportedly planning a terrorist attack in Libya. Ramadan Abedi, the family patriarch, reportedly has ties to al-Qaeda.
MORE: Brother of Manchester attacker arrested in Tripoli was planning 'terrorist act' in Libyan capital - counter-terrorism police— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) May 24, 2017
The family splits time between Manchester and Libya.