Manchester bombing: Isis claims responsibility for concert attack as part of 'shock and awe' tactics, analysts say

Dr Jean-Marc Rickli giving his analysis on the responsibility claim from ISIS for concert attack as part of 'shock and awe' tactics. When people are being run down in cars, people get used to it, so after a while you have to do something worse.

Dr Rickli, a research fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and King’s College London, said the discrepancies raised questions over whether the attacker had concrete links with Isis.

“It looks like they are more reacting to the event than providing information,” he told The Independent.

“But what cannot be discounted is the fact that if it’s a suicide bomber, there is some level of bomb-making craft involved and that implies the person has either been trained or has managed to access  to training material.”

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