Three arrested in Terrorism Act in UK blast


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

Counter-terrorism police said the men aged 29, 26 and 21 had been held in connection with the incident.

The passenger of the car said to be a taxi was declared dead at the scene and is yet to be formally identified.
The male driver was injured and is in hospital in a stable condition.

Detectives from Counter Terrorism Police North West said the men were detained in the Kensington area of the city.
They added they were continuing to “keep an open mind about the cause of the explosion”

Armed officers have carried out raids on a property in Rutland Avenue near Sefton Park, and also in Boaler Street in Kensington.

Police have not confirmed if the raids are related to the blast at the hospital.