Inside the common house where Liverpool’s suicide bombers lived

Inside the common house where Liverpool's suicide bombers lived

The counter-terrorism police have linked the man they believe was behind Sunday’s terrorist attack to an address in the Kensington area of ​​Liverpool (Photo: MailOnline)

This is the cramped, divided townhouse where the terror suspect Liverpool is believed to have planned his Remembrance Sunday attack.

Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, died after a homemade ball bearing exploded outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital seconds before noon. 11 on 14 November.

Prior to the failed attack, he is believed to have lived in a townhouse, which he shared with three other asylum seekers, for more than a year.

The building was managed by Serco, which provides housing for asylum seekers, and had been converted from a three-room to a four-room property.

It has housed asylum seekers for the past 10 years, is believed to be noisy, cramped and uncomfortable to live in.

A former resident told MailOnline that he often complained to Serco officials about the conditions in the home and asked to be relocated, which he eventually stayed in 2020.

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This is where Emad Al Swealmeen is believed to have lived while planning Sunday’s failed terrorist attack (Photo: MailOnline)

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A former resident sent several emails asking to be moved from the common house because it was so uncomfortable to live in (Photo: MailOnline)

TJ Jayaweera, 29, an asylum seeker from Sri Lanka, said the bedroom walls were made of thin plywood and that it was difficult to sleep at night due to constant noise.

Jayaweera, who lived in the property for almost three years, told MailOnline: ‘It was dirty and very noisy and awful to live in.

‘There were many asylum seekers like me who came and went, but I was there for the longest time.’

He added that he never met the landlord of the property while living there, but was in regular contact with his Serco landlord.

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The house was described as noisy by a former resident (Photo: MailOnline)

Jayaweera said: ‘I would like to send emails to the manager and complain about the living conditions of the home. There are many properties that house asylum seekers in that part of Liverpool and the conditions are very bad. ‘

Counter-Terrorism Police North West has connected Al Swealmeen to addresses in both Rutland Avenue and Sutcliffe Street in Liverpool.

On Monday they said: ‘We think he lived at the Sutcliffe Street address for some time and had recently rented the address on Rutland Avenue.

“Our focus is the Rutland Avenue address where we continue to recover significant items.”

Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, who fled the conflict in the Middle East, had lived in taxpayer-funded housing run by a private company in the run-up to his death in Sunday's cluttered Remembrance Day terror atrocity enzo

Al Swealmeen, 32, who fled the conflict in the Middle East, is believed to have lived in a shared house in the time leading up to his death in Sunday’s cluttered terrorist attack on Remembrance Day

Police appealed for information, adding: ‘Now that we’ve released his name, any information that the public may have about Al Swealmeen, no matter how small, can be of great help to us.’

Al Swealmeen is said to have moved to the UK from the Middle East several years ago and was backed by a Christian couple who at one time housed him in Liverpool.

The suspect, described as an artist and a motor racing fan by Hitchcotts, was reported to have changed his name to Enzo Almeni – after the famous racing figure Enzo Ferrari.

According to Sun, he was a Jordanian citizen who had spent time in Iraq, where his mother came from.

Police, who are being assisted by MI5 in the investigation, said “significant progress” had been made, but it could take “many weeks” before they fully understand what happened.

The incident has been declared a terrorist attack, and the UK terror threat level has since been raised from significant to serious, meaning an attack is ‘very likely’ rather than ‘likely’.

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