Suspected name in car bombing in Liverpool

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Police have identified a suspect in a car bomb blast in front of a hospital in Liverpool, UK. The suspect was identified as Imad al-Suilmin, they said. He is 32 years old. He died on the spot in the blast. Police have released four people arrested on suspicion of involvement in the incident. News from the BBC.

The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a Liverpool Women’s Hospital in the UK, just before Remembrance Sunday. The passenger of the car was killed on the spot. The injured driver was admitted to the hospital. Remembrance Sunday is celebrated in the United Kingdom on the second Sunday of November every year in memory of those killed in various wars and conflicts since World War I.

Suspected name in car bombing in Liverpool

Police said on Monday that the dead passenger was the main suspect in the incident. His name is Imad Al Suilmin. After getting into the car, he placed a hand-made explosive device in the back. The bomber struck shortly after 11 a.m. local time on Sunday. The 32-year-old suspect is thought to be an immigrant. He converted to Christianity in 2016.
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Ras Jackson, an assistant chief constable and chief of the Northwest Anti-Terrorism Police, said last evening that efforts were being made to find out more details about Imad. Imad lived on Rutland Avenue near the Sefton Park area. From this address he got in the car and left for the hospital. The area has been the focus of the investigation, Ras said.

Three teenagers, aged 21, 26 and 29, were arrested in the Kensington area of ​​Liverpool on Sunday following the blast. Another 20-year-old man was arrested yesterday. All of them were detained under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Police said the four were released after questioning.

Elizabeth and Malcolm Hitchcock, a local couple, told the British media that Al Suilmin lived in the same house with them after converting to Christianity. Hitchcock said Swilmin is an immigrant from the Middle East. He converted from Islam to Christianity in a ceremony at Liverpool Cathedral. The cathedral is a short distance from where the blast occurred on Sunday. Hitchcock added that al-Suilmin had been hospitalized for six months under the Mental Health Act a few years before Sunday’s incident. He was then hospitalized for abnormal behavior with a knife.
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