Queen visits those injured in Manchester attack

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 17:00

The Queen met victims of the Manchester bombing in a poignant visit to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital today.

Her Majesty called the massacre "wicked" as she met children injured in the blast as well as emergency staff who worked throughout the night in the aftermath of terror attack.

Twelve children under the age of 16 - among the 64 casualties - were taken to the hospital by ambulance following the terror attack.

The same hospital was visited by Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday afternoon.Twenty-two people were killed and 59 wounded in the attack carried out by the mass murderer Salman Abedi.

The Queen personally gave her thanks to the heroic hospital staff who worked tirelessly to keep the children alive in the hours after the tragedy.

The monarch, 91, spent time at the bedside of Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, who was wounded in the attack. Her mother, Marie, and dad, David were at her bedside.

SOURCE: http://www.standard.co.uk