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Manchester attack ‘failures’ revealed

ON THE SCENE: A report has hit out at how authorities handled the Manchester terror attack (Photo by: Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING “OUT of the loop” fire rescue teams did not arrive at the scene of the Manchester terror attack for nearly two hours due to “poor communication [and] procedure”, a new report has revealed. The Kerslake Report, released on Tuesday (27), additionally found a casualty bureau was hampered by the “complete failure” by phone network Vodafone, as it failed to collate information on the missing and injured, and families were “hounded” by journalists in the aftermath of the attack. Twenty-two people died last May after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena when suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated…

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