Manchester Arena inquiry: People were ‘let down’ on night of attack, police admit

British Transport Police (BTP) “let people down” on the night of the Manchester Arena attack when officers left the foyer where the bomb was set off unguarded, a senior officer has admitted.

No police officer was in the City Room at the moment of the attack or for most of the time the bomber Salman Abedi was hiding there, despite instructions to make sure it was patrolled.

Two officers took a meal break of more than two hours and there were no officers patrolling when Abedi made his final journey from the tram platform of Victoria Station to the City Room foyer.

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Source: Sky News