Skip to comments.BLAST AT CITY TUBE STATION - FOUR BOMB EXPLOSIONS AROUND LONDON
Posted on 07/07/2005 1:45:13 AM PDT by RWR8189
There has been an explosion at Aldgate East underground station in London, causing the closure of the entire Tube network.
There are also reports that a second incident took place at Edgware Road station in north west London.
The Aldgate East blast was caused by "some kind of power surge", according to Tube infrastructure company Metronet, which is responsible for maintaining the Metropolitan line.
A spokesman said: "We don't know the extent of the problem yet."
A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We have just sent some resources out to the scene."
British Transport Police confirmed that there are "walking wounded" and said paramedics have responded to one report of a person classed as "life at risk".
"It's chaos, with people trying to work out what has happened," said a spokesman.
"All we know at the moment is that staff reported a loud bang at 8.49am. No one is sure what caused an explosion, but it is thought it could have been a collision, a power cut, or a power cable problem."
One witness said the packed underground train he was on was 200 metres from Kings Cross when there was a huge flash.
The train stopped and people were using umberellas to smash windows of the trains. Passengers were led out of the train by underground staff.
He added people were milling around Kings Cross covered in soot.
I am hopeful that we have heard the last of that "flypaper strategy" bullshit. If this attack doesn't bring home the fact that the terrorists are not "pinned down" in Iraq nothing will.
Unfortunately I suspect that some people (including some of King George's folks) will be very eager to pin this on one of the countries on the Wargasm Party's hit list. I hope I am wrong about that.
Not that I disagree with you, but when we dropped the two Atomic bombs on Japan weren't there innocent people in those two city's?
But objective is very subjective!
The Muslum Army could just say that the way to stop the government and military of that government is to get the "TAXPAYERS", to put pressure on their leaders.
For the taxpayers to be the target removes the far-awayness concept of a war. So it becomes more of a point of safety to them because they are on the frontline.
So, the choice of target is military because it could result in England, "Doing a Spain".
Well Gunrunner2 it isn't that I was disagreeing with you , it was just that you seemed to know things I didn't.
So thanks, check out my about me page about Kerry and the VVAW and FBI files.
you wee not abrupt at all, I was never in the service and like to take a position that gets more information out in the open. I am sure the books you recommend are great reads on the topics, but I am up to my eyeballs in alligators and they are draining the swamp. My wife does work in airline/airport/homeland security and I have actually done some engineering work in explosive detection systems for a company selling systems to the FAA.
But as you said it is subjective, but the point is our goal is not to target anyone buthe bad guys.
So that we don't profile I think we should now go out and look into the people at the Baptist churches in case they have people there planning on bombing any of our trains or subways, you can never tell about those Baptists, heck in tht case the Budists too...lol
And don't forget the Amish.
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