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Manchester Bomber Bought Most Of Weapon's Parts By Himself, Police Say

U.K. authorities are still trying to find the distinctive blue suitcase Salman Abedi was seen carrying as he moved around Manchester's city center.

In the days before the Manchester Arena attack, Salman Abedi, the man police have identified as the bomber, "made most of the purchases of the core components" of the weapon himself and was largely alone as he moved about the city, British police say.

"Many of his movements and actions have

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