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Liverpool taxi blast was ‘terrorist incident’, UK police say

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By Phil Noble LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) -An explosive device that blew up a taxi in the northern English city of Liverpool on Sunday was carried on board by a passenger and the blast is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said on Monday. Police said they believed they knew the identity of the passenger, who was killed by the explosion, but could not disclose it. “Our inquiries indicate that an improvised explosive device was manufactured, and our assumption so far is that it was built by the passenger in the taxi,” said Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson of Counter-Terrorism P…

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