Manchester attack: Homeless 'hero' accused of stealing bank card amid terror

TMZ reports that the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund is distrubuting $324,000 to each of the families of the twenty-two people who died in the May 22nd attack.

Approximately $24.5 million (just over £18million) was raised and the families will receive £250,000 each.

Councillor Sue Murphy, deputy leader of Manchester City Council, said: "Those who perpetrate terrorist attacks want to divide us and stifle our freedoms".

The world will never forget the 22 people who lost their lives in a terror attack at Ariana Grande's Manchester concert this past May.

Part of the funds also went to those who were hospitalized as a result of the attack. The concert featured performances from the pop star, as well as Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Coldplay, Pharrell and more.

People observe a minute's silence in St Ann's Square Manchester to remember the victims of the terror attack

The We Love Manchester Fund - set up by members of the public in the wake of the tragedy - has announced the families of each victim can each claim a further £180, 000, on top of the £70,000 already being awarded. Murphy added that We Love Manchester is now looking into ways to properly distribute the rest of the funds.

At the Ariana Grande concert in May, 22 people died after a suicide bomber set off an explosion at one of the arena exits at the close of the concert.

It was also noted that the financial aid must be given to the next kin of each of the 22 victims.

With another, separate United Kingdom terror attack potentially putting a damper on the benefit's hopes of going ahead with their show, Grande and her staff pushed through and helped raise a lot of money for those in need in the process.

Vanessa Coleman

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