Greater Manchester Police confident they know identities of all victims
- The GMP claim to know the identities of all the victims of yesterdays terror attack
The GMP have released the following statement, confirming that they are confident of the identity of 22 victims of yesterday's atrocity:
"We are now confident that we know who all the people are, who have sadly lost their lives in the attack at the Manchester Arena.
"We have made contact with all of the families and our specially trained officers are supporting them.
"Due to the number of victims, forensic post-mortems are likely to take four to five days. After this, we will be in a position to formally name the victims with guidance from the Coroner. "
64 people are currently undergoing hospital treatment across Greater Manchester area in 8 hospitals.