Multiple media outlets said Thursday, citing anonymous British intelligence sources, that the Greater Manchester Police would stop sharing information on their fast-developing investigation into the bombing with us counterparts after someone within USA counterintelligence seemed to have leaked photos of Monday night's Manchester terrorist attack to the New York Times.
She said armed police patrols had been increased and will be ready to respond quickly to any incidents. The following roads are now closed - Mancunian Way, Limby street and Jackson Street.
The Monday night's attack at a concert by United States actress- singer Ariana Grande killed 22 people, all of whom have now been identified by police but their names will be released during the course of this week after formal identifications are complete.
Manchester police are hunting down a network they think orchestrated the bombing, and the suspected perpetrator's father and brother were arrested in Tripoli.
A 23-year-old male was arrested in Manchester hours after the attack and three others were taken into custody in the city Wednesday.
His 22 victims included an eight-year-old girl, several teenage girls, a 28-year-old man and a Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters.
After Trump departed from Israel, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Wednesday that the country has changed its intelligence sharing apparatus following the president's disclosure of classified information to Russian officials.
This behaviour is arrogant and is undermining the investigation into the horrific attack on the city of Manchester.
The leaks included suggestions that bomber Salman Abedi's family had warned security officials he was unsafe.
Fully armed and combat-ready United Kingdom soldiers were deployed on streets in London, Manchester and other cities in a show-of-force security operation.
The preliminary evidence suggested the bomb was made with forethought and care, it said.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has admitted Abedi, 22, was known to the security services "up to a point".
On Thursday, UK police resumed sharing intelligence with the USA authorities in the terror investigation after a brief pause between the allies over leaked intelligence.