/Liverpool taxi bomb prompts UK to raise terrorism threat level – The Washington Post

Liverpool taxi bomb prompts UK to raise terrorism threat level – The Washington Post


Prime Minister Boris Johnson chaired a meeting of COBRA, the government’s crisis committee, Monday afternoon in response to the attack. Speaking later at a news conference at Downing Street, Johnson downplayed the security risk, saying that the national terrorism threat levels “bump around.” The elevated alert stemmed from the “number of attacks, failed or successful” within a short space of time, he said.

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