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7/7 London terrorist bombings: The attacks that killed 52 people, in pictures. 7/7 bombings timeline: How the day unfolded. This is how events unfolded on Thursday July 7 2005, the day four suicide bombers brought terror to London. 3.58am: A light blue Nissan Micra hired by Shehzad Tanweer, 22, and thought to have had Mohammad Sidique Khan, 30, and Hasib Hussain, 18, as passengers is caught on CCTV in Hyde Park Road, Leeds, before joining the M1. 5.07am: Jermaine Lindsay, 19, arrives at Luton station car park in a red Fiat Brava. 6.49am: The Micra arrives at Luton and parks next to the Brava.

7/7 bombings timeline: How the day unfolded

7/7 London bombings: What happened on 7 July 2005? - CBBC Newsround. Image copyright Getty Images In the summer of 2005, London was rocked by the worst single terrorist attack on British soil.

7/7 London bombings: What happened on 7 July 2005? - CBBC Newsround

Ten years on, The Queen and Prime Minister David Cameron will lead services this week to remember all those caught up in those tragic events. More than 50 people lost their lives and hundreds more were injured. Newsround looks back at what happened on 7 July 2005 - a day that has become known as 7/7. 7 July 2005 London bombings. "7/7" redirects here.

7 July 2005 London bombings

For the calendar date, see July 7. The 7 July 2005 London bombings, sometimes referred to as 7/7, were a series of coordinated terrorist suicide bomb attacks in central London which targeted civilians using the public transport system during the rush hour. On the morning of Thursday, 7 July 2005, four Islamist extremists separately detonated three bombs in quick succession aboard London Underground trains across the city and, later, a fourth on a double-decker bus in Tavistock Square. Fifty-two people were killed and over 700 more were injured in the attacks, making it Britain's worst terrorist incident since the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, as well as the country's first ever Islamist suicide attack.

The explosions were caused by homemade organic peroxide-based devices packed into backpacks. 7 July London bombings: What happened that day? Image copyright PA Ten years ago, four suicide bombers with rucksacks full of explosives attacked central London, killing 52 people and injuring hundreds more.

7 July London bombings: What happened that day?

It was the worst single terrorist atrocity on British soil. A decade on, we look back at how events unfolded on 7 July 2005. The bombings. My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher - review. The subject matter of this book is so completely different to any other book I have read.

My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher - review

It is rather complex, as it is about love, death, murder, racism, friendship, bullying and growing up. This is narrated by a boy called Jamie, whose older sister, Rose, lives on the mantelpiece – literally. She was killed by a terrorist attack and her ashes are on the mantelpiece. Jamie's whole family life is completely messed up. His mum ran away with another man and abandoned him and his family. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher - TheBookbag.co.uk book review. Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has moved to the Lake District because his dad says they need a Fresh Start.

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher - TheBookbag.co.uk book review

With him are his sister Jas, who doesn't eat much, is painfully thin, and who has multiple piercings and hair dyed bright pink, his father, who should be starting a new job on a building site, but who is too hungover to make it to breakfast, let alone into his car and out to work, and his cat, Roger, who relishes the new hunting opportunities and who is the only one of the foursome to be completely happy in his new surroundings. Jamie's mum isn't there. She has Run Off With The Man From The Support Group. My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher: review. The heavy-drinking father, who you sense intentionally is never fully fleshed out, is mired in racial prejudice, blaming Muslims for all the ills of Britain.

My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher: review

You take on trust that being mad with grief has created this sodden and sorry excuse for a father. Even he is not beyond redemption and he certainly fares better in the story than the uncaring, absent mother. ANNABEL PITCHER AUTHOR. My Sister Lives On The Mantlepiece by Annabel Pitcher. Five years ago, Jamie's sister, Rose, was killed in a terrorist attack in London.

My Sister Lives On The Mantlepiece by Annabel Pitcher

Rose's twin sister, Jasmine (Jaz) survived as did the rest of the family but the tragedy has utterly devastated all of them. His parents fought over the remaining ten body parts of Rose, with his mother burying part of Rose in a cemetery while Jamie's father placed the ashes from Rose's body parts in an urn.