The person who made the bomb that blew up Manchester Arena is still at large and could strike again at any time. Intelligence services now believe that Salman Abedi who detonated the nail bomb in the foyer of the venue was a ‘mule’ using a device made by someone else. The bomb was a major step up from the crude but lethal attacks using vehicles at Westminster this year and in atrocities in Nice and Berlin in 2016.

It was packed with nuts and bolts which would cause maximum injury in a confined space. There are fears that whoever made the Manchester Arena bomb is on the run and could carry out one last attack. A police source told the M.E.N.: “They don’t waste bomb makers. The reason we have gone to critical is because he is still out there and the fear is that he will strike again before they get caught.” READ MORE