“We must always remember that Islamism is a symptom of a far bigger problem infecting our lands. Spend some time navigating this website if you believe groups like the EDL and women like Pam Geller are on our side. They are as evil and dangerous to our nations as Islamic fundamentalism.” Jack Sen, former UKIP parliamentary candidate and current BNP NW spokesman.
With that said, let us remember…..
7th July, 2015: Ten years since the tragic London bombings. Message, video & historical account
After the official rhetoric and laying of wreaths by senior political figures, nationalists gathered in London’s Hyde Park to pay their own personal tributes to the victims of the London Transport terror attacks.
The 7th July 2005 will be remembered forever, but particularly by those who dare to ask why Britain is singled out as a target for terror attacks. And why is it that Britain’s elected politicians seem so reluctant to even pose this question – let alone answer it?
Only by understanding the root of a problem can a solution be devised.’ Donna T.
London 7/7 Bombing Memorial Video featuring rousing speeches by the indomitable Jez Turner, Donna Treanor and several Christians speakers.
The attacks began at 8:50 a.m. British Standard Time (BST), just as rush hour was coming to a close, with the final explosion taking place on a double-decker bus about one hour later. The bombers were later identified as British-born Islamist extremists.
The attack, the largest and deadliest the country had experienced since World War II, represented the first instance of British born and bred suicide bombers. It was also the first suicide bombing in Western Europe.
The Attacks: Four Explosions
The first three underground explosions occurred within fifty seconds of each other, beginning at 8:50 a.m. BST. The fourth explosion was detonated approximately one hour later, in Tavistock Square. The attacks killed 52 people, and injured more than 770.
At 8:50 a.m., a bomb exploded on an eastbound Circle Line train packed with commuters, between Liverpool Street and Aldgate stations. The explosive detonated at the rear of the second carriage, killing seven and injuring 171 people.The bomber, who also died, was later identified as Shehzad Tanweer, 22, from Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
Simultaneously, an explosion was set off in the second carriage of a westbound Circle Line train at Edgware Road, killing six and injuring another 163 people. The bomber, who also died, was later identified as Mohammad Sidique Khan, 30, from Dewsbury, England.
King’s Cross – Russell Square
Seconds later, a third bomb exploded in the rear of the first carriage of a crowded Piccadilly Line train traveling from King’s Cross to Russell Square. The blast killed 26 people and injured more than 340.
The bomber, who also died, was later identified as Germaine Lindsay, 19, from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.
Nearly one hour after the three underground explosions, at 9:47 a.m., the final explosion ripped through the upper level of the No. 30 double-decker bus on Upper Woburn Place in Tavistock Square. The bomb, located near the back of the bus, killed 13 and injured more than 110 people. The explosion launched the roof of the bus into the air, and destroyed the rear of the vehicle.
Due to street closures resulting from that morning’s explosion at Russell Square, the bus was using an alternate route through Tavistock Square. Many who had evacuated the Underground had crowded onto public surface transit as an alternative.
The bomber, who also died, was later identified as Hasib Hussain, 18, from Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
Initial reports suggested that the tragedy had been caused by a power surge in the underground power grid, but within hours of the explosions, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair stated that evidence at the blast sites pointed to a terrorist attack.
“This was not a terrorist attack against the mighty and the powerful. It was not aimed at Presidents or Prime Ministers. It was aimed at ordinary, working-class Londoners, black and white, Muslim and Christian, Hindu and Jew, young and old. It was an indiscriminate attempt to slaughter, irrespective of any considerations for age, for class, for religion, or whatever.”
London Mayor Ken Livingstone, Mayor’s Statement, 7 July 2005