Residents evacuated in Kirkdale bomb scare drama
Families were evacuated from their homes and the army drafted in after an suspected bomb hoax in Liverpool.
Drama hit the streets of Kirkdale after a member of the public rang 999 to declare a "suspicious package" at 2.30am.
The sighting of what was described as a small box with wires protruding from it triggered a full scale emergency response. The police, the army's bomb disposal unit, the fire service and ambulances on standby converged on Woodbine Street.
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