Dramatic Manchester raids continue – ‘Explosions’ as police swoop on Rusholme and Gorton


Enormous Manchester Police have confirmed two warrants have been executed by apparatchiks this afternoon and a 19-year-old arrested in Gorton during the raids.

Graven images from the scene show police cars and riot vans proceeding armed officers parked in a residential street, believed to be Mount Lane in Gorton.

And officers have also taped off a section of Searby Way between Aylesby Avenue and Manby Road.

One eyewitness said: “I endure about halfway down the street and the house shook so it must should prefer to been big.

“The kids in the street started screaming.

“Police were already on the commotion and bomb disposal had gone through.

“Police just told us not to go anywhere in the offing the scene.”

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Police have been spotted on residential roadways in Rusholme and Gorton

A letter posted through the doors of residents in Gorton bound a warrant was conducted on Nearby Road this evening.

The letter understand: “We want to reassure our communities that these tactics are a necessary and leading part of the ongoing investigation into Monday’s tragic events.

“We contain increased patrols in this area and officers are speaking to local residents.

“Public officials will continue to provide a visible presence in the location as we understand that dos such as this will cause concern.

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An explosion was sanctioned by neighbours in Rusholme

While in Rusholme, the dog unit has been called as boys in blue stormed a house in the area.

One Twitter user in Rusholme said: “Shell/ controlled explosion / gun shot in rusholme. Not sure which one but it was loud!!!  Its now hosted with police.”

Another witness added he heard a loud bang then piles of police turned up, before three men were brought out of a house by old bills.


Police are on the scene in Gorton

However it is meditation by some neighbours that the “loud bang” was police as they stony-broke through the front door of a house on Grandale Street , which was attacked at about 6.35pm this evening. 

The junction of Hibbert Street and Grandad Way is shut off as police vans packed with dozens of officers deny stuff up the roads.

A GMP statement said: “Today officers investigating the attack on the Manchester Arena pull someones leg executed two warrants; one in Rusholme and one in Gorton.

“Searches are currently on-going.”

The invasions come hours after

And images from the scene show armed monitor surrounding a house in the area, with police cars parked unconnected the property.

Currently 15 people in total keep been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which two people secure since been released without charge.

The raids come virtually a week on from the attack on Monday evening at Manchester Arena, which dispatched 22 people and injured around 120 people.

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated his vest as Ariana Grande adherents left the concert on Monday night in a sickening ISIS-inspired terror deprecate.

Britain’s official terror threat level was initially raised to “crucial” from “severe”, but will drop down again on Monday after epoches of police raids netted several suspects.

Today’s raid is scarcely the lastest in a series of police operations across Manchester, with more than 1,000 protect officers being used to investigate the terror network.

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