Manchester attack: Off-duty police officer killed in bombing

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins
Image caption Chief Constable Ian Hopkins did not comment any further "to respect the family's wishes"

An off-duty police officer was among those killed in an attack by a suicide bomber in Manchester Arena.

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 and injured 64 at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night.

The unnamed officer is from Cheshire Police and her husband is critically ill. Their two children were also hurt.

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins did not comment any further "to respect the family's wishes" at a press conference earlier.

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Image caption Members of the public pause to look at floral tributes and messages in St Anns Square

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