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After a fatal car explosion in Liverpool, anti-terrorist police arrested three people

British counter-terrorism police said they have Arrested three men According to the Terrorism Act, a car exploded in Liverpool on Sunday, killing one person and seriously injuring the other.

The Northwest Anti-Terrorist Police, which unites several units in the Northwestern England’s counter-terrorism operations, said they arrested 29, 26 and 21-year-old men in the Kensington area of ​​Liverpool in suspicion of an explosion in a taxi outside the Liverpool Women’s Shopping Centre. event. He was admitted to the hospital at 10.59 am on Sunday morning.

However, the police emphasized that they are open to the nature of the incident and have not officially declared it as terrorism.

Police said the explosion caused the death of passengers in the car. They added that the driver was injured and is currently in stable condition in the hospital.

At the time of the explosion, people across the UK were preparing to observe a two-minute silence at 11 am in a traditional Sunday commemoration to commemorate those killed in the military conflict.

The police said they have not formally confirmed the identity of the deceased.

Merseyside Police have Said before They believed that the car involved was a taxi, which was parked outside the hospital shortly before the explosion.

Pictures at the scene showed that a car was engulfed in flames and smoke billowed over the hospital building on the edge of Liverpool city centre. A photo of a vehicle marked as belonging to the bomb disposal team of the Royal Logistics Forces of the British Army also circulated.

The arrest was made at an address on Boaler Street, a short walk from the hospital.

The police can apply to detain suspects arrested under the Terrorism Act for up to 14 days before charging them.

Less than a month ago, the British counter-terrorism police regarded a previous incident—the killing of Southwest Conservative Member David Amess—as a terrorist act and suspected religious motives. Ali Harbi Ali has been charged with murdering Amess and is awaiting trial.

Any confirmation that the incident is considered terrorism will come from the National Counter-Terrorism Command under the London Metropolitan Police.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tweet On Sunday night, his thoughts were with those who were affected by the “horrible events” in Liverpool. “I want to thank the emergency services for their quick response and professionalism, and the police for their ongoing investigations,” he wrote.

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