British counter-terrorism police announced the arrest of three people on Sunday in relation to the explosion of aauto in front of Liverpool Women’s Hospital (Northern England), which killed one person and injured another.
“Three men, aged 29, 26 and 21, were arrested in the Kingston neighborhood of Liverpool in under the (anti) terrorism law, “police said on Twitter.
The statement states that the identity of the person who died in the explosion on Sunday has not yet been determined, while the injured person is hospitalized in hospital and its conditions are stable.
He added that the area’s counter-terrorism police are working closely with the Liverpool police.
Merseyside police, responsible for Liverpool, said in a statement that the counter-terrorism police were conducting investigations, but it had not yet been announced whether the blast was a terrorist attack.
“What we know so far is that the vehicle in matter is a taxi that arrived at the hospital just before the explosion, “he said.
He added that all possibilities exist for cause of the explosion.
“We urge the public to remain calm (but with caution),” he added.
In turn, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has praised the emergency services response to the incident on Twitter so far.
Interior Minister Priti Patel said in a tweet in previously that the police were keeping her informed of the latest developments relating to the incident.
“The police and emergency services are doing their best to find out what happened. It is right to give them the time and space to do it,” he added.
The blast occurred just before 11:00 GMT, according to police.
The images published by media and come on social network they showed the site of the explosion, where the police imposed a security cordon in amid the thick smoke that rose.
Merseyside Fire Chief Phil Garrigan said the fire was raging when firefighters arrived.
He added that one person managed to leave the vehicle before the fire broke out, while the other died.
As for the Liverpool Women’s Hospital, she confirmed that the patients have been transferred in other facilities where possible.
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