British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says terror incident ‘very likely’ after explosion taxi

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that another terror attack is “very likely”, a day after a taxi exploded outside An Liverpool Hopital, killing the suspected attacker and injures another.

Johnson started off to be COVID-19 news briefing by in to go on the attack. He said that the British authorities terror threat from “substantial to severe, meaning a” attack is very likely.”


“What showed yesterday, is that the British people will never be intimidated by terrorism, we will never give in to those who trying to divide us with senseless acts of violence,” Johnson said. “And our liberties and our… way of life will always triumph.”

On Sunday, authorities said four men, who range in ages 21 to 29, had been arrested under terrorism laws.

police were first called for reports of an explosion involving a taxi outside the Liverpool Women’s Hospital on Sunday morning. The man killed in the explosion was identified as 32-year-old Emad Al Swealmeen, the BBC reported.

police activity in Sutcliffe Street in the Kensington area of the city, after an explosion in the Liverpool Women’s Hospital killed one person and injured another on Sunday, in Liverpool, England. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)

He was the passenger in the taxi when a homemade bomb exploded and the vehicle caught fire. The driverDavid Perry, who escaped the blast and has been released from hospital, the BBC said.

Authorities said Swealmeen was elected up and he asked to be taken to the hospital which was 10 minutes away. He was not known to British intelligence.

“Everyone information that the public can have over Al Swealmeen regardless how small perhaps of great help with ussaid Chief Inspector Andrew Meeks of the Counter Terrorism North West Police Department.

This is an undated photo issued by the UK Parliament of Conservative member of Parliament, David Amess.  (Chris McAndrew/British Parliament) via AP)

This is an undated photo issued by the UK Parliament of Conservative member of Parliament, David Amess. (Chris McAndrew/British Parliament) via AP)


The attack came a month after the death of British conservative legislator David Amess, who got stabbed multiple times times during a meeting with ingredients last month.

The murder was treated as an act by the authorities of terrorism.

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