The family of an eight-year-old girl missing since the devastating terror attack in Manchester Arena on Monday night have reportedly issued a picture of the youngster in a desperate bid to find her. The missing post is based on a post of Twitter.
Saffie Rose Roussos went to the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena with her older sister, British and Greek media report.
However, she has not been seen since the attack, which left 22 people dead.
Mirror.uk wrote that the girl’s worried family have now released this picture of the girl.
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State broadcaster ERT contacted the man who uploaded the picture of Saffie Rose Roussos, he said he was a friend of the family. And further: that he was not sure whether the girl was of Greek origin. ANT1 TV reported that the man had said the family had migrated from Greece to UK in the last years.
According to Skai TV 2 o’clock noon news, the girl was at the concert together with the mother and sister, who have suffered light injuries. They have not seen the little girl since the attack.
UPDATE: According to KTG information, the family is not from Greece but from Cyprus. The girl is still considered missing. Indications fear of the worst…
Ariana Grande is popular among children and teenagers, mostly girls. The youngest ages to attend the concert in Manchester was 6 years old.
Saffie Rose Roussos appears to be the youngest among the missing people.
Hundreds of children and teenagers were in the Manchester Arena on Monday night. Some were there together with their parents, others with siblings or cousins.
A couple of hours after the attack and devastated people started to post on social media pictures of their missing loved ones.
According to British media, at least 60 unaccompanied children have found shelter in Holiday Inn, while other hotels in the area reportedly host children.
The first victim of the attack has now been named as Georgina Bethany Callander. The 18 year-old from the Manchester area was excited to see Ariana Grande, posting on Twitter that she could not wait to watch her idol perform.
UPDATE: Tuesday noon, Saffie Rose Roussos has been confirmed to be the second identified victim of the Manchester attack.
Skai reports that the number of missing after the attack is 14 people.
However, as it usually happens, some people take advantage of tragedies for their own personal gains. According to media reports that on their part do not confirm, some of the missing posts come from fake accounts.