Manchester attack: Family of Michelle Kiss 'devastated'

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Image caption Michelle Kiss, from Whalley was among 22 people who died when a suicide bomber attacked concertgoers

The "devastated" family of a woman who died in the Manchester Arena attack said she was "taken away... in the most traumatic way imaginable".

Michelle Kiss, from Whalley in Lancashire, was among 22 people who died when a suicide bomber attacked concertgoers on Monday.

In a statement, the family said she was a "loving" wife, mother and daughter to whom "family meant everything".

They said they hoped to draw from her strength to carry on.

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The victims of the Manchester Arena bomb attack

In a statement, her relatives said: "[Michelle] tragically died during the horrible event that occurred on Monday night.

"Family was her life and we are all obviously devastated by her loss.

"We hope to draw from the courage and strength she showed in her life to get through this extremely difficult time."

Fourteen of the 22 victims have been named so far, including an eight-year-old girl and a Polish couple.

A further 64 people, including children, were injured and taken to hospital after the concert by US singer Ariana Grande.

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