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London Bombings


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(7 July 2005)

Four terrorist attacks in London which were carried out on behalf of al-Qaeda. At around 9 am three bombs exploded on three different underground trains at rush hour. A separate bomb went off on a London bus. Over 700 people were injured in the blasts, 52 were killed, and several thousands were psychologically affected. Two weeks later, further bombs were planted, but failed to detonate.

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).


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