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Liverpool taxi blast being treated as ‘terrorist incident,’ U.K. police say

An explosive device that blew up a taxi in Liverpool on Sunday was carried on board by a passenger and the blast is being treated as a “terrorist incident,” Assistant Chief Const. Russ Jackson of Counter-Terrorism Policing Northwest said on Monday. He added that they believed they knew the identity of the passenger who was killed by the explosion, but could not disclose it.