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Bomb disposal drama in South Liverpool after house raid – exclusive pictures

A bomb disposal unit was quickly on site. Image © Skwawkbox

The Garston area of south Liverpool is in the middle of a bomb disposal drama this afternoon following a raid on a property on St Mary’s road in the village.

Police established a 50m cordon to keep back the public. Image © Skwawkbox
Bomb disposal officers at work. Image by Rich Smith, Facebook. Used with permission.

Officers told Skwawkbox that a raid on a property on the road, which runs parallel to the main artery into the city from the south, had revealed the presence of dangerous materials, leading to the evacuation of local shops and the establishment of a 50m perimeter to hold back the public.

Garstonians look on as more police vans arrive in the gathering gloom. Image © Skwawkbox

Liverpool was the scene of a terrorism incident last year when a man detonated a device outside the Women’s Hospital after failing to reach a memorial event at the city’s Anglican cathedral. He was the only casualty.

Further developments are awaited.

Update: police now say the original raid that triggered the discovery was a drugs raid.

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1 comment

  1. Too early to comment specifically but along with all the other awfull news of economic illiterates the conservative party partytime party along with no political representation the people of Liverpool must be becoming weary 😩 .with bad news.Hopefully it is a non story of bombing campaigns?

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