UK: Police say Liverpool taxi blast was “terrorist incident”

Source: France 24 [French state media]

“An explosive device that blew up a taxi in the northern English city of Liverpool on Sunday was carried on board by a passenger and the blast is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said on Monday. Police said they believed they knew the identity of the passenger, who was killed by the explosion, but could not disclose it. … The taxi exploded outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital, killing the passenger and injuring the driver who received medical treatment but has since been released. … Three men aged 29, 26 and 21 were arrested on Sunday, and police said on Monday another man aged 20 had been arrested.” (11/15/21)