/ Go to the photo bankMaxim MinaevAll materialsWrite to the authorEarlier in the day, emergency personnel responded to reports of an explosion near Royal Liverpool Hospital. UK counter-terrorism police have launched a probe after one person died and another was injured as a taxi exploded outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital, the Daily Mail reported. The incident occurred shortly before 11 am on Sunday, Merseyside Police said. Investigators on the scene have arrested three individuals in connection to the blast moments after reports detailed that an armed raid had been conducted on a home in the area.The Sun reported earlier in the day that a bomb squad had arrived at the hospital after reports of an explosion.
A photo of a car on fire in a car park has been circulating on social media.
Sputnik is unable to independently verify the authenticity of the photos.
Eyewitnesses reported hearing an explosion and seeing smoke. A number of roads surrounding the hospital have been closed.No further details are available at the moment.