National minute's silence to remember Manchester Arena attack victims

The nation will fall silent this morning to remember the victims of the terror attack in Manchester earlier this week.

Thursday, 25th May 2017, 10:30 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:05 pm
People lay flowers in Manchester to remember all those who were killed in Monday night's terror attack. Photo - SWNS

Last night, the government announced a national one minute's silence at 11am today for those affected by Monday night's attack.

Twenty two people were killed and more than 50 people injured when Salman Abedi detonated an improvised explosive device at the conclusion of a concert by Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena.

Among those known to have died were an eight-year-old girl.