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Circle Line Train 204 bombed

Suicide Attack
Part of 7-7 London transit bombings

Event Details
Primary Organization7-7 London transit bombers
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationCircle Line Train 204 Bombing Location, London, United Kingdom
Time0850 local, July 7, 20051
Victim Deaths71
Victim Injuries1711
Attacker Deaths11
ParticipantsShehzad Tanweer (Suicide Bomber) 1
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableForensic evidence suggests Tanweer was in the second train car (carriage) from the front, sitting toward the back of the car.

Security camera images at the Liverpool street train platform show the train pulling out of the station; seconds later, smoke billowed from the tunnel.1
 
 
Sources
1'Report of the Official Account of the the Bombings in London on 7th July 2005.' U.K. House of Commons report, May 11, 2006.
 
 
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