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Manchester bomber: Police appeal to find suitcase as station reopens

Manchester Victoria railway station has reopened a week after the suicide bombing which killed 22 people and left more than 100 injured.

The reopening of the station comes just hours after a vigil was held in Manchester city centre for the victims of the attack, and a day after police appealed for information about a blue suitcase bomber Salman Abedi was carrying on the day of the attack.

Here is the latest on the investigation:

  • 14 men are in custody in connection with the bombing, which killed 22 people
  • Detectives have also been searching a landfill site in Bury in connection with the attack
  • MI5 has launched two inquiries into 'missed warnings' over the Manchester bomber
  • Of the more than 100 injured, 50 remain in hospital
  • The UK's terror threat has now been reduced from critical to severe
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Manchester bombing: Two homes searched

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea in connection with the attack. Credit: PA

Two properties are being searched in Manchester and Chester in connection with the suicide attack following an Ariana Grande Concert.

The Manchester property being searched is in the Whalley Range area of the city.

Police gave no further details on the search of the Chester home.

No arrests have been made and the searches are ongoing.

News of the searches come after a 23-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, in connection with the attack.

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