Young boy killed in car accident in Britain, prompting armed police response

From Reuters - August 10, 2017

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British armed police rushed to a hotel in the northern English city of Manchester on Thursday after a young boy was killed in a car accident in a car park.

Police said the boy died at the scene after a collision near the Ibis Budget Hotel in the Salford Quays area of the city.

"Officers from the Greater Manchester Police Serious Collision Unit and other emergency services are currently at the scene," police said.

Armed police attended the incident because they were in the area at the time, they said.


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