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NEWS CONFERENCE WILL BE AT ......... 3 .......PM

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RTKangaMummy Thu 07-Jul-05 14:19:08

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here it is the news will be accurate then .










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MistressMary Thu 07-Jul-05 14:19:32

Thanks.

RTKangaMummy Thu 07-Jul-05 14:20:41

Hopefully this will give full details

that will be accurate

I will be at school but others can post it

RTKangaMummy Thu 07-Jul-05 14:32:19

watch this for accurate info

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 14:58:40

Will try and post as much as i can here as it happens but am not the fastest typist!!

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:07:51

still waiting for it to start.....

SaintGeorge Thu 07-Jul-05 15:09:21

Emergency Hotline Number 0870 1566 344

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:11:39

There are bodies at Kings Cross but no more casualties/walking wounded

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:20:52

conference starting in a couple of minutes.......

mummy23 Thu 07-Jul-05 15:23:43

conference has started now

Puff Thu 07-Jul-05 15:23:43

starting now......

mummy23 Thu 07-Jul-05 15:24:51

just confirmed the number to call for casualties
0870 1566 344

sallystrawberry Thu 07-Jul-05 15:27:42

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

mummy23 Thu 07-Jul-05 15:28:19

underground out of action until tomorrow, hoping for buses to be up and running by these evening!
Asking people to start thinking about there routes home now or as soon as possible.

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:30:17

8.51 Moorgate/liv st explosion on a central or circle line train

8.56 kins cross/russell sq train bomb. 21 confirmed dead.

9.17 Edgeware Rd train bomb - blew through the walls and involved 2 other trains. 5 confirmed dead.

9.47 bus bomb, No 30 at tavistock place. Cannot confirm numbers.

No warnings were recieved. No claims have been given to police.

There will be no underground today. Possibly buses this afternoon.

Kings Cross is closed. Liverpool St is closed and Victoria is closed.

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:31:52

Over 300 injured have been seen to. Those with life threatening injuries were stabilised at the scenes and then taken to various hospitals.

mummy23 Thu 07-Jul-05 15:33:34

ambulances are asking people not to use A+E departments unless it is life threatening, so that they cant help out with the tragedies from this morning!

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:35:09

Once all trains have been inspected they will find drivers for them to get them moved and try to run them on unaffected lines possibly tonight but likely tomorrow morning.

He just went really quickly through which trains are likely to run and to where but i missed it so will try to find a link to web info.

Bus services are starting to return to zone 1 obviously cant run kings cross/aldgate etc.

It will be slow to get home. Try to stagger your times for everyone going home and start thinking about planning your journey.

mummy23 Thu 07-Jul-05 15:35:51

Just said on sky news that some buses in zone 1 are starting to run again. They are carrying out regular searches on the buses though!

dinosaur Thu 07-Jul-05 15:36:02

Thanks swiperfox. news.

I can't believe how much this is affecting me.

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:36:11

Since the conference started the casuaty bureau has developed a fault but please bear with them

jessicaandbumpsmummy Thu 07-Jul-05 15:36:46

33 confirmed dead not including bus incident.....

swiperfox Thu 07-Jul-05 15:38:47

THey still dont know if it was suicide or packages left on trains/bus or size/type of device used.

they are going to try and use cctv to see if they can find who did it. no info on any arrests.

There are no people left trapped underground. The system was cleared in the first hour - although it was longer to get them off the picadilly train.

21 confirmed dead at kings cross.

mummy23 Thu 07-Jul-05 15:41:55

31 thousand police dealing with incidents

jayzmummy Thu 07-Jul-05 15:43:43

Im back...
1,500 officers in scotland for g8.
33,000 in London....no officers called in who are not on duty.

British transport police are strained, some in Scotland, but they are coping.

London has always been a terrorist target and over the last few years the Met and other emergency services have been planning incident response....plan has worked as it should have done.

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