Rail

London bombing horrors replayed

Posted on July 21, 2005

Four explosions rocked London’s transit system Thursday afternoon, in an incident eerily similar to the deadly bombings on July 7.

In a less bloody incident, only one injury was reported, but similar to the previous attacks, the bombs targeted three subway trains and a bus.

According to the Associated Press, the attacks were nearly simultaneous during the lunch hour, and emergency workers evacuated thousands of people from subways and nearby buildings.

Prime Minister Tony Blair made a national appeal for calm, stating that it was too early to jump to conclusions about who is responsible and why.

London’s transit system will continue to run without disruption, except for temporary closures on the three affected lines.

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