Victims Of The

Victims of the bombings of 7 July 2005 London Official sources have confirmed that 56 people died – including four Islamists blew themselves up – in the bombings of 7 July 2005 London bombings. On 10 July, Prime Minister Tony Blair declared that some 74 families had been assigned to the liaison officers with families. There were at least 90 wounded only in the Aldgate station. 95 of the wounded were taken by bus to Royal London Hospital where they were treated, 17 were in critical condition. Many others were treated at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. The walking wounded were treated at the scene, an eyewitness said they were “operating on injured people in the forecourt of the Liverpool Street station” . Quickly he sent dozens of medical teams to the area to search for more victims.St.John Ambulance was called to assist the ambulance service in London and hospitals had to call staff who were off duty, in addition to faraway places like doctors Hampshire and Oxfordshire. The waiting room of the King’s Cross station was used as a temporary hospital for victims of the explosion of the Piccadilly Line. Air ambulances were used extensively to provide rapid movement of medical specialists to the locations of the explosions. Several London buses were also used to ferry the injured to hospital. In a press conference on 8 July, gave the figure of 700 wounded in the explosion , 350 of them served in the area and another 350 taken to nearby hospitals (208 from the Royal London Hospital ) . 100 were hospitalized, 22 in condition “serious” or “very serious”. One person died in hospital due to serious injuries.Many injured were foreign nationals, among which included people from Sierra Leone, Australia, South Africa, Colombia, Poland, New Zealand, Israel and China. The first fatality was confirmed Susan Levy, age 53, of Newgate Street Village. It was also reported that two people with Irish passports were killed, an unidentified woman from New Zealand, and one born in the UK, Ciaran Cassidy. There were some problems when medical staff needed comunciarse with people who spoke no English. The recovery of bodies from the tunnel of the Piccadilly Line was hampered by dangerous conditions, such as asbestos, rats and temperatures reaching 60 Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit). Being a one-way tunnel, there was little room for workers to pass by outside the train, so they had to work their way through the wreckage, or approach from a place farther along the tunnel Russell Square.Also deeply concerned that the tunnel could be unstable, although in a press conference on 9 July 2005, the authorities said there was no long-term damage in the tunnels at any point. Police believe the four terrorist suspects were killed in the blasts. This makes the attacks are the first suicide attacks in the history of the United Kingdom .

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