Barra bomb victim recovering in Glasgow
MANCHESTER bomb victim Laura MacIntyre, from Barra has been transferred to a Glasgow hospital to continue her recovery from serious blast injuries.
The 15-year- old is making ‘good progress’ having suffered serious hand and leg injuries, her parents said in a statement.
Laura was at the Ariana Grande concert with friend Eilidh MacLeod. Eilidh was thank the people of Manchester and in particular all those who have done so much to help Laura and our family.
‘The kindness and care started from the first moments after the bombing when a young travel safe officer held Laura’s hand and comforted her for an hour while she waited for treatment.
‘ We believe he helped save Laura’s life that night and he will always be a hero to our family. Since then, he has been to visit Laura in hospital and it was a privilege to meet him and thank him in person.’
The family thanked medical staff at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. ‘We couldn’t wish for a more dedicated, kind and professional group of people. We’d also like to thank Greater Manchester Police and Police Scotland for their support.’ one of eight people killed in the attack at Manchester Arena.
Michael and Nan MacIntyre said their daughter, a pupil at Castlebay Community School, is now one step closer to home.
The couple thanked people in Manchester for their help, particularly a man who stayed with Laura in the aftermath of the bombing.
Laura’s parents said: ‘We’d like to take this opportunity to