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Old 07-07-2005, 06:19 AM   #1
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London under attack

There have been explosions in at least 6 underground stations in London. The city is at a virtual standstill.

One of the famous doubledecker buses has been blown apart by a device.

The emergency services are saying 'many dead'....


It took me over 2 hours to make contact with my daughter who lives and works in London. Thankfully, she was was not involved in any of the incidents. She is presently ringing round friends who live and work in the areas affected. Unfortunately, it is totally chaotic because all the people evacuated from the tube stations etc are using their mobile phones and all the networks are crashing.


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Old 07-07-2005, 06:27 AM   #2
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My thoughts and prayers go out to those in London. I hope they catch the sick people who are doing these terrorist acts of cowardice.

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Old 07-07-2005, 06:32 AM   #3
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We just started watching it on the news. How terrible, isn't it sad that we are living in a world where this kind of thing is becoming more common.
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected.
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:13 AM   #4
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My thoughts are with all of you in England right now. I hope everyone you know is OK. What horrible news. It is so sickening that people need to do things like this.
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:13 AM   #5
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Thoughts & prayers

I heard the news while getting ready for work - just awful. Ishbel, I'm glad your daughter is okay, and hopefully all will be well with her/your friends and family. I have family in London too, and I've been trying to contact them. On the news here, it shows that the police are directing traffic and that London streets are quiet right now - it's not as chaotic as one would think, no doubt due to good response by the city and the police and emergency services. -Sandy
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:21 AM   #6
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my thoughts are there too as well. i'm with gb when i think as to why would anyone do this ? it's sickening. again my heart is in my stomache
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:33 AM   #7
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What horrible news to wake up to. I can't stop thinking about our DC friends (and their friends and family) in England. Ishbel, thanks for letting us know your daughter is OK.
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:38 AM   #8
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My prayers are being sent that way right now as they were when I heard about this. Please tell your daughter are prayers are with her in finding all her friends.

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Old 07-07-2005, 08:40 AM   #9
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My thoughts and prayers are with every innocent children, women, men, with everyone.
How are you so terrible, wild??? And who are you? I hope London and the world will overcome it. I hope everyone is OK.
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I grieve for the innocent people who die in religious and political war, be it declared or acts of terrorism.

Our family is praying for England to find the strength to get beyond this act of cowardice and also to find the strength to bring the individuals responsible to justice.


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