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Moss Side stabbing: Further murder arrests over Abdul Hafidah death

Abdul Wahab Hafidah Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Abdul Hafidah died from a stab wound to the neck, a post-mortem examination found

A woman and a man have been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 18-year-old in the Moss Side area of Manchester.

Abdul Hafidah was stabbed after being hit by a car on Moss Lane East on 12 May. He died two days later.

Thirteen other people, including boys, aged 14 and 17, have previously been arrested in connection with his death.

The woman, 20, and man, 18, have been bailed pending further inquiries, Greater Manchester Police said.

Police believe Mr Hafidah had been chased near Greenheys Lane before being struck by a blue Vauxhall Corsa and then stabbed,

He was taken to hospital with stab wounds to the neck and abdominal injuries.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

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