Second device detonated by police after Liverpool hospital terror attack

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Another device has been detonated in a controlled explosion following the awful 'terror attack' on Remembrance Sunday outside Liverpool Women's Hospital.

Police have confirmed with the Daily Star Online a controlled explosion took place in the Sefton Park area.

Four men have been arrested following the incident which is currently under investigation.

It is not yet clear what was the motivation of the perpetrator of the attack, who died at the scene.

Police today (15th Nov) declared the Poppy Day explosion as a terror attack after a "homemade bomb" blew up a taxi.

During a press conference on Monday morning, Merseyside Police revealed they believe that the passenger was responsible for the explosive device, but that his motives are "yet to be understood".

At 10:59am on Sunday morning, as the UK fell silent to honour those lost in world wars, a bomb exploded inside a cab as it arrived at a drop-off point at Liverpool Women's Hospital.

A male passenger died following the blaze, while another, the driver – named locally as David Perry, was injured, but has since been released from hospital.

Mr Perry has been hailed a 'hero' by locals with one saying: “David saved so many lives today at the risk of his own life, David saved his city.”

Another added: “David Perry today put his life on the line and nearly paid the ultimate price to save others apparently not giving a second thought for himself.”

Liverpool Mayor Anderson told the BBC this morning that the actions of the taxi driver injured in the explosion “saved many lives”.

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