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Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks

Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks”

Twelve people were initially arrested after the attack but they were later released without charges, Metropolitan Police said Monday.

Police are still appealing for witnesses as they piece together details of the attack.

Her family said in a statement: "We are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of our attractive daughter and sister of Harrison and Scott".

The sad development follow confirmation two Australians were killed in the frenzied attacks on London Bridge and the nearby Borough Market.

Collina said police called her after her son was stopped at Bologna airport and asked if she knew he was going to Turkey.

Authorities are facing pressure to detail whether an alert was flagged about Zaghba when he came into the United Kingdom and whether he was stopped at the border.

Police said Zaghba was an Italian national of Moroccan descent, living in east London.

The fact numerous victims were worldwide is thought to have added to the challenge.

Along with two other attackers, who have been named as British national Khuram Butt and Moroccan-Libyan Rachid Redouane, the trio drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then exited the van to attack people in nearby Borough Market.

Both British authorities and Ireland's Police Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan have said they had no evidence Redouane was involved in any terror cell during his time in both countries.

Eighteen people have been arrested in connection with last week's attack.

While the Home Office refused to discuss why Zaghba had been allowed entry to the UK, Damian Green, the former Minister of State for Immigration at the UK's Home Office, has said the Schengen Information System alone should have been enough to prevent his entry. However, his 2012 marriage to Charisse O'Leary, a British citizen, allowed him a European Union identity card that granted him easy travel between Britain and Ireland.

A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the attackers with his baton said Thursday he was sorry he couldn't do more.

Zoghba, who had studied computing at Fez University, was born and brought up in Morocco. Abedi's father, who allegedly belonged to an al-Qaida backed militant group, was also being held in Libya.

The discovery overlaps with the final day of campaigning in the United Kingdom election and Prime Minister Theresa May has warned she may ignore human rights to battle extremism.

The latest arrests come on the eve of Britain's general election on Thursday, after a political campaign marred by the London attack and a suicide bombing in Manchester last month. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and others have criticized May for cutting police numbers by roughly 20,000 during her tenure as home secretary.

Xavier Thomas was on holiday in London with his girlfriend, who was seriously injured in the attack, as the couple walked across London Bridge. Police have made 25 arrests for hate crime offences since the attack.

Friend Elle Bishop said on Facebook: "I find solace in the fact that the hate that saw you taken from us, you have never felt inside, making you a remarkable young woman".



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