Manchester attack: Families appeal to find those still missing

Hundreds of people are desperately searching for loved ones in the aftermath of a terror attack at Manchester Arena which left 22 dead and dozens injured.

Parents, relatives and friends are frantically trying to contact people still missing after the explosion, flooding social media with images as they try to track them down.

Several people have now been been confirmed dead in the attack, including eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos.

Here are some of the missing whose families are still trying to find them (this information was correct at around 9am on Wednesday):

Nell Jones

Friends of Nell Jones have appealed for details of her whereabouts. The 14-year-old is believed to have been using crutches on the night of the concert. Members of her family are searching for her in Manchester.

Courtney Boyle and Philip Tron

Deborah Hutchinson posted on Facebook earlier today: ‘My daughter Courtney Boyle and partner Philip Tron have gone missing tonight in a terrorist attack at Manchester tonight. Please share and help find them I need them home safe.’

Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry

Amy Ridley is trying to trace her best friend Chloe Rutherford and her partner Liam Curry.

She told ITV News Tyne Tees: “I want to hear my best friend’s voice again and make sure her and her boyfriend are okay. I love them both and wouldn’t know what to do without them.”

Laura MacIntyre and Eilidh MacLeod

Laura MacIntyre and Eilidh MacLeod, from Barra, were at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night in Manchester Arena where an explosion left 22 dead and at least 59 injured.

Family members said the girls had not been heard from since the explosion.

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Laura’s father Michael MacIntyre posted an appeal on Twitter, saying: “Please … please reetweet.

The horrifying attack on the Manchester Arena on Monday left 22 people dead and hundreds injured, many of whom were children. These are some of the other victims named so far.

Wendy Fawell

A number of people have taken to social media to try to find missing mother Wendy Fawell.

Tweets said Ms Fawell, believed to be from Otley, West Yorkshire, was last seen in the foyer area of the arena shortly before the explosion.

Leeds Underdogs ARL rugby club tweeted: “Friends of ours are looking for a Wendy Fawell-New, if anyone know if she is safe, please get back to us.”

Debbie Mcdowell posted a photograph of Ms Fawell on Facebook with the message: “Please share this picture of my best friend Wendy Fawell who is missing after the bombing in Manchester. Praying for safe return my lovely. Love you loads xx”

Read more about the Manchester terror attack:

Video shows moment concert-goers flee in terror

Eyewitness accounts: ‘There was carnage’

First victim names as Georgina Callander

Mum breaks down during desperate appeal to find daughter

People in Manchester open their homes to help those affected

Sick Isis supporters celebrate bombing

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