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GROUP CLAIMS ATTACKS
Sky News ^ | July 7, 2005 | Staff

Posted on 07/07/2005 5:49:25 AM PDT by MadIvan

A terror group linked to al Qaeda says it carried out a series of terror attacks on London that have left a number of people dead and hundreds injured.

A previously unknown group calling itself "Secret Organisation al Qaeda in Europe" said it carried out the attacks as revenge for British "military massacres" in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Two London hospitals have reported a total of 185 wounded after a series of blasts hit locations across the city on buses and Tube stations.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair said there was evidence of explosives at at least two of the six sites.

Scotland Yard has denied reports they were warned of an attack by Israel minutes before the blasts.

Two people have been confirmed dead and at least 90 people injured in the explosion at Aldgate Station.

Prime Minister Tony Blair, issued a joint statement from all the leaders at the G8 summit.

"This is not an attack on one nation - it's an attack on all nations and civilised people everywhere," he said.

"It's important however that those engaged in terrorism realise that our determination to defend our values and way of life is greater than their determination to cause death and destruction to innocent people."

Witness, Angie, saw the bus explode in Russell Square. She said: "There were a whole lot of people around the bus. Next thing I was on the floor and there were a lot of people on me.

"I thought I was going to be crushed. The bus was ripped out at the back. It must have been a bomb."

The entire Tube network has been shut down and police have confirmed blasts at four sites: Russell Square and King's Cross Underground; Moorgate, Aldgate, and Liverpool Street Underground; Edgware Road Underground; and Tavistock Square where there has been a confirmed explosion on a bus.

One witness said the packed underground train he was on was 200 metres from King's Cross when there was a huge flash.

The train stopped and people were using umbrellas to smash windows of the trains. Passengers were led out of the train by underground staff.

He added people were milling around King's Cross covered in soot.


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaedaineurope; london; londonattacked; oventimeforarabs; terrorism; turass; uk
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Well well effing well.

Regards, Ivan

1 posted on 07/07/2005 5:49:25 AM PDT by MadIvan
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To: MadIvan
The G**D*** M*****F****** Religion of Peace.

'Scuze the language.

Just to say again, glad that you are okay, my FRiend.

2 posted on 07/07/2005 5:51:44 AM PDT by TheBigB (** FOX NEWS ALERT: Energizer Bunny arrested, charged with battery THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT **)
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To: MadIvan

Now the British will understand that Israel was basically the "canary in the coal mine" - any tactics used against Jews in Israel can reasonably be expected to be used in Britain as well, including suicide bombings of pizza shops.


3 posted on 07/07/2005 5:52:01 AM PDT by ikka
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To: lutz; Deetes; Barset; fanfan; LadyofShalott; Tolik; mtngrl@vrwc; pax_et_bonum; Alkhin; agrace; ...

Ping!


4 posted on 07/07/2005 5:53:10 AM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: MadIvan

Injured tube passenger is escorted away from Edgware Road Tube Station in London following an explosion, Thursday July 7, 2005. Near simultaneous explosions rocked the London subway and three double-decker buses at the morning rush hour Thursday, police and news reports said, injuring some people and prompting officials to shut down the entire underground transport network. Some media reports said there were fatalities. (AP Photo/ Jane Mingay)
5 posted on 07/07/2005 5:54:12 AM PDT by NYer ("Each person is meant to exist. Each person is God's own idea." - Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: MadIvan
All will be well if such savagery strengthens our resolve.

Blair's right. It's an attack on all of us.

6 posted on 07/07/2005 5:54:17 AM PDT by Savage Beast (Love is the best aphrodesiac!)
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To: MadIvan
Ivan,

For the record: you Brits aren't alone. We're with you. Apparently no one in Al Queda owns a history book. Did they really think that the people who gave Hitler the finger during the Blitz would knuckle under to a bunch of rag head terrorists.

Now maybe we can finally go get the bastards. Finally maybe we can get serious.

7 posted on 07/07/2005 5:55:08 AM PDT by An Old Marine
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To: An Old Marine

I look out the window of my office; the car park is full, lorries are pulling into other buildings - commerce, trade and life is going on here.

These goat shaggers are nothing in comparison to what we've faced before.

Regards, Ivan


8 posted on 07/07/2005 5:56:50 AM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: NYer

10 posted on 07/07/2005 5:57:47 AM PDT by PilloryHillary (Hillary Clinton must be kept far, far away from the White House.)
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To: An Old Marine

Yes, we are with you Brits. Our hearts go out to you. Be afraid, be very afraid, Muzzies.


11 posted on 07/07/2005 5:57:55 AM PDT by bboop
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To: MadIvan

http://www.royal.gov.uk/files/images/Monarchy5_D1_7_3_07.jpg

Can someone post the Brit flag today to show our solidarity with our UK friends?


12 posted on 07/07/2005 5:58:16 AM PDT by milford421
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To: MadIvan

Stay safe MI...prayers for you Brits....and hopes this will open the eyes of those who refuse to see what is around them..........


13 posted on 07/07/2005 5:58:50 AM PDT by marmar (Even though I may look different then you...my blood runs red, white and blue.....)
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To: MadIvan
Best wishes to you and your countrymen.... hope there no more deaths.

Didn't that mullah with a hook, go on trial yesterday in London? He has a hook in this no doubt!

Take care, our prayers are with you and all the British people.

14 posted on 07/07/2005 5:58:51 AM PDT by Lion in Winter (Getting old is NOT for sissies.... trust me, I know!)
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To: MadIvan

It's a World War, but many choose not to see the writing on the wall.

15 posted on 07/07/2005 5:58:55 AM PDT by conservativecorner
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To: PilloryHillary
 


16 posted on 07/07/2005 5:59:39 AM PDT by PilloryHillary (Hillary Clinton must be kept far, far away from the White House.)
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To: MadIvan

Good time for a quote from a Mel Gibson film.

-Our Father in Heaven, as we go into battle, every soldier among us will approach you each in his own way, our enemies too, according to their own understanding and will ask for protection and victory, and so we bow before your infinite wisdom. We offer our prayers as best we can. Yes, and one more thing, dear Lord. About our enemies-ignore their heathen prayers and help us blow those little bastards straight to hell. Amen.


Mel Gibson - -quote from: the movie "We Were Soldiers"


17 posted on 07/07/2005 6:00:37 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: MadIvan

God Bless You All! We are with you, sad, and mad!
I am proud of PM Tony Blair, amd glad he is in charge.


18 posted on 07/07/2005 6:00:38 AM PDT by rose
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To: milford421

We are all Brits today.

19 posted on 07/07/2005 6:00:39 AM PDT by TheOtherOne (The scales of Justice are unbalanced.™)
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To: MadIvan

I am with you, but I fear this will mark the end of British involvement in Iraq. The gutless left will go the way of Spain i fear. I hope I am wrong and I hope the British spirit prevails.


20 posted on 07/07/2005 6:00:54 AM PDT by satchmodog9 (Murder and weather are our only news)
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To: milford421

21 posted on 07/07/2005 6:01:21 AM PDT by Jaxter ("Vivit Post Funera Virtus")
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To: MadIvan
Glad you're all right.

I don't think these people understand the Brits any better than they understand the Americans.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Jamais reculez á tyrannie un pouce!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! Never give an inch to tyranny!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

22 posted on 07/07/2005 6:01:22 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: PilloryHillary


23 posted on 07/07/2005 6:01:35 AM PDT by PilloryHillary (Hillary Clinton must be kept far, far away from the White House.)
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To: MadIvan

An attack on Britain is an attack on America.

Further, an attack on Britain is an attack on western civlization.

We have three alternatives:

1) Convert ourselves to fascist police states and surrender our personal freedoms.

2) Convert ourselves to Wahhabist Muslims and surrender everything

3) Identify, target and destroy ALL Muslims in the western world who merely insinuate any act of violence or hostility towards us, and keep a very close eye on all the rest of them.

We are war with radical fundamentalist Islam and can no longer afford the luxury of permitting them a forum, a pulpit, a school, a paper or ANY means whatsoever of promulgating their hatred and violence towards us.

And as for those vermin at Gitmo - they should stop treating them like captured P.O.W.s with basic human rights, beat the hell oout of them to get as much information as possible from them, and then kill them.

Releasing any of these vermin we capture is setting a match to our own homes.

If anything, the responses of our western leaders to these attacks has been too moderated, too measured, too "western".


24 posted on 07/07/2005 6:01:40 AM PDT by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: MadIvan

We're with you today, heart and soul.

They really think a city that survived everything from the Blitz to V-1 and V-2 attacks is going to knuckle under after a few bombs?

I'm sure Special Branch is clearing cell space as we speak.

25 posted on 07/07/2005 6:02:08 AM PDT by Snake65 (Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace-- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun!)
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To: MadIvan

U.S. State Dept. Call Center for Americans with friends or relatives in London, whether residents or vacationing:

1-888-407-4747


26 posted on 07/07/2005 6:02:12 AM PDT by rabidralph (Posting, without the restrictor plate)
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To: MadIvan

Prayers for England.


27 posted on 07/07/2005 6:02:27 AM PDT by Lil'freeper
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To: MadIvan

I am so angry.


28 posted on 07/07/2005 6:02:28 AM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: ZULU
You forgot the 4th option. The option that hasn't been tried yet. NUKE MECCA ! :)
29 posted on 07/07/2005 6:02:50 AM PDT by kjam22
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To: MadIvan

I haven't heard any news people talk about the fact that it was done at around 08:50 am. Wasn't that the same time as 09/11? Is that a coincedence?


30 posted on 07/07/2005 6:03:27 AM PDT by sandbar
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To: MadIvan

Glad you are ok. Our prayers are with you all


31 posted on 07/07/2005 6:04:47 AM PDT by billphx
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To: MadIvan

Why We Fight!


32 posted on 07/07/2005 6:05:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MadIvan

Ivan, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your fellow countrymen. That sounds trite and cliche, but I mean it wholeheartedly. My family had prayer for all that were hurt or killed in this horrible attack.


33 posted on 07/07/2005 6:05:59 AM PDT by sandbar
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To: Jaxter

Thank you.


34 posted on 07/07/2005 6:06:01 AM PDT by milford421
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To: sandbar

Nothing is a coincedence.


35 posted on 07/07/2005 6:06:28 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: TheOtherOne

Thank you.


36 posted on 07/07/2005 6:06:37 AM PDT by milford421
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To: MadIvan
A previously unknown group calling itself "Secret Organisation al Qaeda in Europe"

What a juvenile name. What are they, ten years old?

Murderous thugs with the mindset of spoiled children.

37 posted on 07/07/2005 6:06:44 AM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: conservativecorner

You are right on! And, included in the many, is the entire current Democrat Party. Any American that votes Democrat is voting for their own death. Democrats are nothing but traitors and are all guilty of treason against the United States. The American people better wake and destroy these idiots at the polls in 2006 and 2008, once and for all. If not, many innocent American heads will be rolling down the streets of the good ole USA. Bin Laden is rubbing his hands. He just loves Democrats!!!


38 posted on 07/07/2005 6:06:45 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: satchmodog9

I don't think the Brits are quite the same as the Spanish.

They are made of much tougher stuff.


39 posted on 07/07/2005 6:07:13 AM PDT by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: Jaxter

Normally I fly an American Flag in front of my house.

For the next few weeks I'm flying the British Flag.


40 posted on 07/07/2005 6:08:05 AM PDT by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: MadIvan
""This is not an attack on one nation - it's an attack on all nations and civilised people everywhere," he said."

It's time to start working on the terrorists support system. Kill'em all!

41 posted on 07/07/2005 6:09:07 AM PDT by blam
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To: sandbar

I can picture how it is there at the moment...there are probably a lot of people walking. If I was still working in London, I would probably be walking home from my office. Traffic is likely at a standstill, police are probably out, and all there is to do is walk under overcast skies to home.

Tomorrow the hour of revenge will come. For now, it's time for the city to gather its wits.

Regards, Ivan


42 posted on 07/07/2005 6:09:13 AM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: MadIvan

To all our English cousins, we're with you. Now it's time to kick ass or chew bubble gum and I'm out of bubble gum.


43 posted on 07/07/2005 6:09:20 AM PDT by hildy123 (God Save the Queen)
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44 posted on 07/07/2005 6:10:12 AM PDT by TheBigB (** FOX NEWS ALERT: Energizer Bunny arrested, charged with battery THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT **)
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To: MadIvan

Our prayers are with you.
I hope the Brits and Yanks truly show these animals what hell truly looks like.
I want to be the first Westerner to organize a street dance the day we bomb Mecca out of existance.
Stay safe.


45 posted on 07/07/2005 6:10:26 AM PDT by newcthem (Everything I need to know about islam, I learned on 9/11 and 7/7.)
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To: An Old Marine

"Finally maybe we can get serious."

I fear the show of solidarity is similar to the 9/11 response. They're all with us, until we try to fight.

To heck with political correctness... to heck with racial profiling. If you are muslim, you are my enemy, whether it be in the US, Great Britian, or anywhere.


46 posted on 07/07/2005 6:10:37 AM PDT by brownsfan (Post No Bills)
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To: MadIvan

Can't tell you how glad I am to see you posting. God bless you and England--and may these stinkin (censored) terrorists rot slowly in h*ll.


47 posted on 07/07/2005 6:10:54 AM PDT by MizSterious (First, the journalists, THEN the lawyers.)
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To: conservativecorner

Heres a question you can ask the liberals.


Why would Al Queda attack London if there is no connection between them and Iraq??
I mean whats it to Al Q if the Brits are in Iraq?...there isn't any connection.


48 posted on 07/07/2005 6:11:12 AM PDT by TShaunK
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To: MizSterious

Really, I'm fine. I just am concerned that my train home is likely to not be operational.

Regards, Ivan


49 posted on 07/07/2005 6:11:43 AM PDT by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: ikka

Not just Britain, but worldwide--including the appeasers, who can never appease enough to suit these rotters. The sooner people realize this, the sooner we can really set to work on fighting the war on terror.


50 posted on 07/07/2005 6:12:35 AM PDT by MizSterious (First, the journalists, THEN the lawyers.)
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