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Bomb scare in Manchester: Army unit declares suspicious package safe

The scare followed Monday's terrorist attack at Manchester Arena in which 22 people died and 64 were injured after a Suicide bomber detonated a homemade device.


  |  Updated On : May 25, 2017 04:51 PM
Bomb scare in Manchester:  Army unit declares suspicious package safe

Bomb scare in Manchester: Army unit declares suspicious package safe

New Delhi :  

A suspicious package has been declared safe after Army bomb disposal unit were called to a street in Hulme, near Manchester city centre.

Many roads were blocked during the incident. Cordons have now been removed .  

“There was cordon in Hulme relating to a possible package. Incident has now been deemed safe, cordon removed,” said Greater Manchester Police

The scare followed Monday's terrorist attack at Manchester Arena in which 22 people died and 64 were injured after a Suicide bomber detonated a homemade device.

Meanwhile, the threat level "will remain at critical and the public should remain vigilant", Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

She was speaking after a meeting of the government's emergency committee, Cobra.

Also Read: Manchester terror attack: UK police make seventh arrest

First Published: Thursday, May 25, 2017 04:37 PM
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