A homeless man was sleeping very close to the venue; he immediately came to the aid of the young victims on that fateful night after the terrorist bomb attack at the Manchester Arena.
On Monday night, a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device outside the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 concert goers.
Police are treating the bombing as a terrorist incident with Prime Minister Theresa May warning the terror threat remains at “severe” meaning a terror attack is likely.
The homeless man said he immediately dashed to the incident to offer his helping hand.
Stephen Jones said he heard a huge bang, which he initially thought was a firework. The hero described how he helped pulled nails out of children’s bodies shortly after the bomb went off.
“Just because I’m homeless it doesn’t mean that I haven’t got a heart and I’m not human still. They needed the help, I’d like to think that someone would come and help me if I needed the help.”
He further shared:
“It’s just instinct to go and help, if someone needed your help and it was children and it was a lot of children with blood all over them, and crying and screaming.”
His selfless actions caught the attention of David Sullivan and his son who set out to track down the 35-year-old so they could reward him for his bravery.
Thanks to the power of social media, Sullivan was successful in finding Steve.
Later on a crowdfunding page was also set up in Steve’s honor after his heroic actions came to light and it has already raised over £18,000!
Some news revealed that this homeless man has been given a home as a reward for his selfless act. Way to go mister!
Faith in humanity restored!
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