An eight-year-old girl who become separated from her mother and sister during the Manchester terror attack has been confirmed dead. Saffie-Rose Roussos died from her injuries after a terrorist committed the atrocity at a concert by American singer Ariana Grande on Monday night.
Saffie’s parents are believed to run a fish and chip shop in Leyland, Lancashire. Saffie-Rose’s mother and sister, Lisa and her older sister Ashlee are being treated for shrapnel injuries in separate hospitals.
The headteacher at her school, Chris Upton, said: “”The thought that anyone could go out to a concert and not come home is heartbreaking … Saffie was simply a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the word. She was loved by everyone”.