MANCHESTER BOMBING: The faces of the innocent victims of the terror attack
These are the 22 people killed in the suicide bomb at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night.
1. Courtney Boyle, 19
Criminology and Psychology student Courtney Boyle, 19, was confirmed dead on Thursday morning.
The family of an off-duty Cheshire Police officer killed in the Manchester terror attack have said “she would want us all to carry on regardless and not be frightened by fear tactics”.
In a statement issued through Greater Manchester Police, Elaine McIver’s family said: “Elaine was a much-loved daughter, sister, auntie, friend and colleague, the best we could ever have wished for.
A former primary school teacher has been confirmed as another victim of the Manchester bombing.
The family of Wendy Fawell, from Otley, West Yorkshire, had mounted a frantic campaign to find the 50-year-old who had been missing since Monday night’s explosion.
5. Eilidh MacLeod, 14
The devastated parents of Eilidh MacLeod confirmed her death in a statement on Thursday morning.
“Words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh,” they said.
The Barra schoolgirl was unaccounted for along with friend Laura MacIntyre, 15, in the immediate aftermath of Monday night’s terror attack at the end of an Ariana Grande concert.
Laura was later confirmed to be alive while fears grew for Eilidh as family and friends issued desperate appeals to find her.
The teenage sweethearts who were “perfect in every way for each other” have sadly been named among those killed in the Manchester arena bombing.
Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, from South Shields, were “inseparable” and “beautiful inside and out”, their relatives said in a statement released through police.
The teenage couple “wanted to be together forever and now they are”.
Michelle, from Blackburn, Lancashire, was the mum of a child actress who was pictured being comforted by a police officer outside Manchester Arena died in the terror attack.
Millie Kiss, 12, touched the hearts of millions when she was photographed wrapped in an oversized coat which had been draped around her shoulders to keep her warm.
9. Sorrell Leczkowski, 14
Sorrell died in hospital after being caught in the blast.
The 14-year-old schoolgirl, from Leeds, had been at the concert with her mum and grandma.
Sorrell’s grandmother is critically ill, and has been unconscious since the blast.
10. Nell Jones, 14
A 14-year-old girl has been confirmed as another victim of the Manchester Arena terror attack.
Nell Jones, from Goostrey in Cheshire, was believed to have been on crutches at the event she attended with her best friend.
A 50-year-old woman who went to the Manchester Arena to pick up a friend’s daughter has been confirmed as a victim of the terror attack.
Jane Tweddle-Taylor, from Blackpool, had gone to the venue with a friend.
Avid soap fan Martyn Hett was killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack.
The 29-year-old, from Heaton Moor, was not seen or heard from following the explosion.
A Polish couple who had arrived at Manchester Arena to pick up their children have been confirmed as dead.
Angelika and Marcin Klis took a selfie together in the city centre shortly before going to the concert to pick their daughters up.
Brave Kelly died “shielding” her young niece from the deadly Manchester Arena blast.
The 32-year-old was at the Ariana Grande concert with her sister, Claire and her niece, Hollie Booth.
16. Alison Howe, 45
Alison Howe, 45, from Royton, Oldham, was in the foyer when the blast went off.
She was waiting with fellow mum and friend Lisa Lees, who was also killed in the explosion.
Lisa Lees, 47, also from Royton, Oldham, was killed in the blast.
Lisa’s brother Lee Hunter also confirmed her death.
“For those who don’t know Lisa is gone but never, ever forgotten. I love you Lisa I’ll miss you so much,” he wrote.
18. Olivia Campbell, 15
Olivia was named among those killed in the Manchester terror attack just hours after her mum made an emotional TV appeal to help find her.
The 15-year-old had not been seen since the suicide bomb blast at Ariana Grande’s concert on Monday night.
19. Megan Hurley, 15
Megan Hurley, from Halewood, Merseyside, was killed in the blast. She was at the Ariana Grande concert with her older brother, who is said to be seriously injured.
20. Georgina Bethany Callander, 18
Ariana Grande “superfan” Georgina Callander died hours after telling her idol she was “so excited to see you tomorrow”.
Georgina tweeted the US pop singer, writing: “SO EXCITED TO SEE YOU TOMORROW.”
22. John Atkinson, 26
John Atkinson, 26, was also killed in the blast.
It’s understood Mr Atkinson, from Radcliffe, had been leaving the Ariana Grande concert at the venue when it was targeted by the suicide bomber.