Three people have been arrested after a taxi exploded outside a hospital in Liverpool, England on Sunday morning, killing one and injuring another.
The explosion happened around 11 a.m. local time outside the Women’s Hospital in Liverpool city center.
On Twitter, Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 29, 26 and 21, had been arrested in connection with the explosion under the Terrorism Act. The men were in the Kensington area of Liverpool.
“The North West Counter Terrorism Police continue to work closely with their colleagues at @MerseyPolice
as our investigation continues at a steady pace, ”Greater Manchester Police said.
Merseyside Police Chief Constable Serena Kennedy said the injured man was being treated in hospital but his injuries would not be life threatening.
A car caught fire at #Liverpool Women’s hospital, UK. Police, firefighters and army bomb disposal units are at the scene. Some say the car literally blew up. It is Remembrance Day, so there is speculation that it is a terrorist attack. Nothing is confirmed yet. pic.twitter.com/fB1VCe7sHT
– Jake Hanrahan (@Jake_Hanrahan) November 14, 2021