Mosques have refused to bury the body of Manchester-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi who blew himself up at a concert last week killing 22 people.

The city’s authorities are reportedly doing “everything in their power” to stop the 22-year-old Libyan-origin bomber’s cremation, burial in any way in the Greater Manchester area, the Metro reported today.

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Councils, funeral directors and Mosques in Manchester have refused to bury Abedi’s body.

It has emerged that his corpse is currently being held in a morgue outside the city.

Twenty-two people were killed and dozens injured after the bomber struck following a concert by American singer Ariana Grande.

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Over 50 of the injured people were still admitted in eight hospitals.

A total of 16 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation. Three have been released and 13 remain in custody.

A moment of silence was held in Manchester’s St Ann’s Square after hundreds of mourners paid an emotional tribute to the victims of the suicide bombing on Monday, exactly a week after the attack.

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