Praise for female bystander pictured with a caring arm around Manchester ...

'The woman with a hijab helping victims is far more reflective of Muslims than the idiot with the knife': Praise for bystanders who rushed to aid of Manchester stabbing victims Photos from scene of terror attack show members of the public helping victims

By Richard Spillett for MailOnline

Published: 10:33 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 12:39 GMT, 1 January 2019

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A woman who went to the aid of a man and woman injured in a knife attack in Manchester last night has been praised online.

Two train passengers and a policeman suffered knife wounds when a man shouting shouting 'Allahu Akbar' went on the rampage at Manchester Victoria station last night.

Pictures from the scene show two of the victims, who are both in their 50s, being helped by two women police officers and members of the public.

Social media users praised one of the women helping, saying the good actions of passers-by should receive as much attention as those of the attacker.

Social media users have praised a woman seen with her arm around one of those injured in the Manchester knife attacks last night 

Social media users have praised a woman seen with her arm around one of those injured in the Manchester knife attacks last night 

Former prosecutor Nazir Afzal was among those praising the woman's actions

Former prosecutor Nazir Afzal was among those praising the woman's actions

Former top prosecutor Nazir Afzal tweeted: 'Awful news but Manchester has shown how it responds to those who try to divide us

'The woman with hijab helping victims is far more reflective of Muslims than the idiot with a knife.'

Another Twitter user from Manchester added: 'Reading reports about the Victoria Station attack and got to say the only photo that should go viral is of the Muslim lady wearing a hijab helping the victims.

'Good people exist. We can't let the actions of a few taint our

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