One individual was killed and one other was injured in a automobile explosion outdoors the Girls’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 an announcement 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 had been referred to as to reviews of a automobile explosion simply earlier than 1100 GMT on Sunday.
“Work remains to be ongoing to determine what has occurred,” she informed media.
“We’re maintaining an open thoughts as to what prompted 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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