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One dead following explosion involving taxi outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital

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One dead following explosion involving taxi outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital

One person has died after an explosion involving a taxi outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

Images of a car on fire, allegedly in the hospital’s car park, and another burnt out were shared on social media.

"Police were called to a car explosion at women's hospital in Liverpool city centre," Merseyside Police said in a statement.

They added: "Unfortunately, we can confirm that one person has died and another has been taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, which, thankfully, are not life-threatening."

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