It isn’t clear what the motivation for this incident is. Our inquiries point out that an improvised explosive gadget has been manufactured, and our assumption, up to now, is that it was constructed by the passenger within the taxi. The explanation why he then took it to the Girls’s Hospital is unknown, as is the explanation for its sudden explosion. We’re, after all, conscious that there have been remembrance occasions only a quick distance away from the hospital, and that the ignition occurred shortly earlier than 11 a.m. We can not presently draw any reference to this, however it’s a line of inquiry which we’re pursuing. Though the motivation for this incident is but to be understood, given all of the circumstances it has been declared a terrorist incident and counterterrorism policing are persevering with with the investigation. Our inquiries will now proceed to hunt to grasp how the gadget was constructed, the motivation for the incident and to grasp if anyone else was concerned in it. We imagine we all know the identification of the passenger, however we can not affirm this presently. Our enquiries have led us to 2 addresses. The primary was Sutcliffe Road within the Kensington space of Liverpool, and at this location, three males aged 21, 26 and 29 have been arrested yesterday below Part 41 of the Terrorism Act. A short time in the past, once more, within the Kensington space, an extra man, aged 20, was arrested below Part 41 of the Terrorism Act. They are going to be interviewed later right this moment by counterterrorism detectives.