Report shows that the brother of the Manchester bomber knew he was going to carry out the atrocity more than a month ago, Libyan police claimed last night.
Hashem, 20, has confessed to knowing about the attack when he visited his suicide bomber brother’s Manchester home in April, Libyan counter-terrorism officers said. Detectives said Hashem had links to Islamic State and was planning to carry out a terror attack in Tripoli.
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He was seized at gunpoint during a raid on his home by Tripoli’s Special Deterrent Force (SDF) on Tuesday night – a day after his brother killed 22 concert goers in Manchester.