In front of a Liverpool hospital, a taxi explosion took place on Sunday, killing one person and injuring another. British police said three men were detained under the Terrorism Act in connection with the car explosion.
The explosion took place just before 11 local time outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital. According to preliminary findings, the explosion occurred in a taxi that had just pulled up to the vicinity of the hospital, and the man who died is its passenger. The driver was injured and is in the hospital in a non-life-threatening condition. The personal details of the victims have not yet been disclosed.
Detained under the Terrorism Act
– Work is still underway to establish what happened. We consider different scenarios about what set off the explosion, but given what happened, the anti-terrorist police, supported by the Merseyside police, said Serena Kennedy, Merseyside Police Chief, just in case. She noted that this did not mean, however, that there was anything to indicate that the event was terrorist based.
It is also not prejudiced by the fact that three people were detained under the Terrorism Act. The arrested were men aged 29, 26 and 21. Their personal details have not been disclosed.
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