The UK Terrorist threat level has gone up one notch from a substantial threat to severe following the terrorist attack where a car blew up in Liverpool.

Another bomb was detonated in Sefton Park in Liverpool yesterday according to police.

Although a bad situation it could have been a lot worse, the black cab arrived outside the main reception area, stopped then blew up sending fragments everywhere, the terrorist was killed and luckily the taxi driver managed to escape with the help of another man.

The taxi driver has since been released from hospital and is recovering at home.

An investigation is well underway on the passenger who its believed police are aware of although its too early to name the man at this stage as forensics will be checking dental records and other scientific things to get more information.

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CCTV will be checked, once fully identified detectives and police will look at his online activity to see if he has been on any terrorist website, how to make a bomb information and look at where he bought the products, a trail that will lead to detectives understanding his motivation to do such a crazy and evil thing.

Even though this happened in Liverpool, we are also a target as is everywhere else in the UK so we have to remain vigilant at all times, if you see anything out f the ordinary and you are concerned, or if you find anything suspicious you are asked to call this number in full confidence 0800 789 321

Greater Manchester Police have now issued a statement

Assistant Chief Constable Mabs Hussain said: “Firstly I want to offer my thoughts to all those affected by the shocking events at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital yesterday and to the emergency service workers who responded to the initial incident, and continue to do so today.

“I know the people of Greater Manchester will have looked on in horror as the events unfolded in one of our neighbouring cities, and many will now understandably be feeling concerned. I would like to take this opportunity to offer some reassurance around the precautionary measures that we are taking in response.

“Firstly, I think it is important to stress that there is no intelligence to suggest that there is any direct threat to Greater Manchester following yesterday’s incident. We continue to liaise with our colleagues in Counter Terrorism Policing North West, who are leading the investigation, so we are kept fully up to date with the very latest information that is relevant to our region

.”As a reassurance measure, we have increased patrols so communities will notice an increase in police visibility, and I would encourage anyone with concerns to approach one of our officers and speak to them. We are also in contact with our local partners in each district so that we can address any issues or concerns that may arise in your local area.

“I would also like to urge the people of Greater Manchester to remain vigilant, and if you do see anything suspicious then please report it, in confidence, to police via the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321 or by visiting https://crowd.in/jfC0PA. You can also make anonymous crime reports by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”All reports made using these platforms are treated in the strictest confidence.”

You can also visit the ACT website here https://act.campaign.gov.uk/