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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after the suicide bombing (Peter Byrne/PA)
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Manchester Arena Inquiry examines emergency response to suicide bombing

18/01/2021

Firefighters did not arrive at Manchester Arena until two hours after the suicide bombing, only one paramedic entered the blast scene in the first 40 minutes, and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) did not declare a major incident until the following day, the inquiry into the terror attack has heard.