Liverpool explosion: Three men arrested under Terrorism Act after fatal blast at hospital

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Three men have been arrested under the Terrorism Act after a man was killed in a car explosion outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital, police have confirmed.

The men, aged 29,26, and 21, are held in connection with the blast that went off just before 11.00 am on Sunday (14 November).

The explosion killed the car’s passenger, yet to be formally identified, and injured the driver.

Detectives from Counter Terrorism Police North West are keeping an “open mind about the cause of the explosion” as the investigation continues “at pace”.

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In Liverpool, UK, on Sunday 14 November 2021, a taxi carrying one passenger pulled up outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital just before 11:00 GMT on Remembrance Sunday, as a national two minutes’ silence was due to begin, and exploded.

The passenger was declared dead at the scene. The male driver, who had locked the passenger in and exited the taxi just before it exploded, was injured and is in hospital in a stable condition.

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