Terrorist: London Tube Bombing
|Birthname||Terrorist bombings of London underground|
|born on||7 July 2005 at 08:51 (= 08:51 AM )|
|Place||London, England, 51n30, 0w10|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||15°18' 24°23 Asc. 26°58'|
Terrorist attack on London, a series of several bombs detonated during the morning commute in three underground train stations and on a bus. At least 52 people were killed and over 1,000 wounded.
Although initial reports are cited in the source notes, later reports by the BBC said that bombs on three tube (the underground) trains went off nearly simultaneously at about 8:50 AM.
Two weeks later, on July 21, another series of three bombs were detonated at about 1:00 PM, two on trains and one on a bus, but there were no fatalities or injuries as the bombs failed to explode fully.
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PT quotes news on the day of the bombings. From New York Times online edition: "At 8:51 a.m., a blast rocked a train about 100 meters inside a tunnel at Liverpool station leaving at least seven people dead. Five minutes later an explosion occurred near King's Cross, killing 21. At 9:17 a.m., a device was detonated inside a train at the Edgware Road station. The blast partly destroyed a station wall and damaged two other trains. Five died in the explosion. And at 9:47 a.m., a bomb went off on the rear portion of the bus." BBC online new report gave same times: "Blast timeline
0851 Seven people die in a blast on a train 100 yards from Liverpool Street station
0856 21 people die in a blast on a train between Russell Square and King's Cross stations
0917 Seven people die in blast on a train at Edgware Road station
0947 Two people die in a blast on a number 30 bus at Tavistock Place"
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