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Manchester Arena inquiry hears 999 call from man trying to help victim of blast

Published 2 weeks ago - Duration: 01:27s

Manchester Arena inquiry hears 999 call from man trying to help victim of blast

A desperate 999 call from a member of the public treating a dying victim ofthe Manchester Arena bombing was played on the second day of the publicinquiry into the attack.

Ronald Blake was trying to help stricken JohnAtkinson, 28, who had been caught in the blast carried out by suicide bomberSalman Abedi in the City Rooms, the foyer of the arena.

Mr Blake rang withinseconds of the blast as he tried to comfort Mr Atkinson and alert theemergency services.

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