One individual was killed and one other was injured in a automobile explosion outdoors the Women’s Hospital in Liverpool in northern England on Sunday, police stated, including that counter-terrorism officers had been main the investigation.
Merseyside Police stated in a press release that they understood that the automotive concerned was a taxi which had pulled up on the hospital shortly earlier than the explosion occurred.
Chief Constable Serena Kennedy stated police had been known as to studies of a automotive explosion simply earlier than 11.00 GMT on Sunday.
“Work is still ongoing to establish what has happened,” she advised media.”We are protecting an open thoughts as to what brought about the explosion however given the way it has occurred, out of warning, Counter Terrorism Police are main the investigation supported by Merseyside Police.”
The police stated the explosion had not been declared a terrorist incident at this stage.