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UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after bombing

UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after bombing

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British security forces arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester concert bombing and sent hundreds of soldiers to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified as British-born Libyan Salman Abedi, "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded dozens at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester. She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point." Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. The youngest victim of the bombing named so far was just 8 years old. Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya and possibly Syria as they piece together his allegiances an