One individual was killed and one other was injured in a car explosion outdoors the Girls’s Hospital in Liverpool in northern England on Sunday, police stated, including that counter-terrorism officers have been main the investigation.
Merseyside Police stated in a press release that they understood that the automobile concerned was a taxi which had pulled up on the hospital shortly earlier than the explosion occurred.
Chief Constable Serena Kennedy stated police have been known as to experiences of a automobile explosion simply earlier than 1100 GMT on Sunday.
“Work continues to be ongoing to ascertain what has occurred,” she advised media.
“We’re 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.
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