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Hashem Abedi: Brother of Manchester Arena bomber remanded in custody

The younger brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi has been remanded in custody at a court bail hearing.

Hashem Abedi appeared at Oxford Crown Court via video-link from HMP Belmarsh, a category A prison in south-east London.

Hashem Abedi was extradited from Libya.

The 22 year old, who was raised in Manchester, was extradited from Libya last week.

Abedi faces 22 counts of murder, one for each of the attack's victims, one count of attempted murder encompassing all the other victims, and one count of conspiring with his brother to cause explosions.

He spoke only to confirm his name.

Judge Mr Justice Sweeney ordered him to be remanded in custody ahead of a preliminary court hearing to be held either at the Old Bailey in London or in Oxford on July 30.