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Circle Line Train 216 bombed

Suicide Attack
Part of 7-7 London transit bombings

Event Details
Primary Organization7-7 London transit bombers
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationCircle Line Train 216 Bombing Location, London, United Kingdom
Time0851 local, July 7, 2005
Victim Deaths71
Victim Injuries1631
Attacker Deaths11
ParticipantsMohammed Siddeque Khan (Suicide Bomber) 1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableKhan was believed to be in the second car (carriage) from the front of the train. He was seen fiddling with his backpack moments before the explosion.1
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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