Jurors sat by the chilling closing moments of Salman Abeidi’s life earlier than he set off a suicide bomb at the Manchester Arena.
His younger brother Hashem Abedi, 22, is at present on trial accused of serving to his brother make the explosive machine.
CCTV stills monitoring Salman’s journey to the venue on May 22, 2017 have been performed on massive screens in court docket two of the Old Bailey this morning.
He went inside a rest room cubicle close by then waited an hour earlier than detonating his machine which was filled with metallic shrapnel.
The explosion went off as hundreds of males, girls and kids streamed out in the direction of the tip of an Ariana Grande live performance at round 10.30pm.
Prosecutors say Abedi’s Manchester-born brother, Hashem, now additionally 22, was complicit in sourcing and stockpiling chemical compounds and shrapnel to make the bomb.
He can also be accused of encouraging the assault and discovering an deal with in Manchester for the machine to be manufactured at.
Hashem denies 22 counts of homicide, one depend of tried homicide encompassing the injured survivors, and conspiring along with his brother to trigger explosions.
He ‘showed no emotion’ because the prosecution detailed how everybody misplaced their lives that night time.
The youngest fatality was eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos, who had been given her ticket as a Christmas current from her mother and father.
Outlining the hours as much as the assault, prosecutor Duncan Penny QC informed the trial that Salman made closing preparations for the bomb and visited the sector earlier within the night, earlier than returning dwelling and ready to strike.
He later went again to the venue and waited for concert-goers to depart earlier than detonating the bomb within the lobby at 10.31pm, inflicting deadly and critical accidents to harmless bystanders and decapitating himself within the course of.
Mr Penny stated: ‘As you know, the blast and shrapnel contained within the device killed 22 bystanders and caused the catalogue of injuries about which you have heard.’
The prosecution say Hashem is ‘just as guilty’ as his brother for aiding and inspiring the suicide bomber.
Mr Penny stated Salman was carrying a paint tin crammed with the home-made explosive TATP, positioned inside a cash tin, and surrounded by a big quantity of shrapnel, comprising screws and nuts.
The machine – weighing an estimated 79lb (36kg) – was then packed right into a rucksack, prepared for detonation, the court docket heard.
Jurors have been shown an artist’s interpretation of the rucksack and the bomb contained inside it throughout the listening to on Friday.
The court docket beforehand heard how the brothers allegedly duped buddies and associates into serving to them purchase parts of TATP, whereas switching autos and telephones to make sure their actions went undetected.
Jurors heard how they used an empty home to take supply of the chemical compounds ordered on Amazon utilizing others’ financial institution particulars and faux emails.
The trial is listed to final for eight weeks.