2005
WORLD NEWS

38 dead, 700 injured in London blasts

from CBC.ca archives | Thu, 7 Jul 2005

London police are now confirming that at least 38 people were killed and 700 injured in a series of explosions that ripped through the city's transit system within minutes Thursday morning.

The number of dead is expected to rise.

Scores of people suffered serious or critical injuries such as burns, severed limbs, chest and head injuries from the three explosions that rocked the subway network.

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Injured tube passenger is escorted away from London subway station (AP Photo)

Injured tube passenger is escorted away from London subway station (AP Photo)