(all times listed are British Summer Time)July 7, 20058:50 a.m. -
Three suicide bombings occur on the London Underground.
The locations targeted are:
- A train just outside the Liverpool Street station, killing seven people.
- A train just outside the Edgware Road station, killing six people.
- A train traveling between King's Cross and Russell Square stations, killing 26 people.
9:47 a.m. - A fourth suicide bomb explodes on a double-decker bus at Tavistock Place, killing 13 people.
12:00 p.m. - British Prime Minister Tony Blair
declares in a public statement the "barbaric" London blasts were likely terrorist attacks.
July 13, 2005 - Three of the four suicide bombers are identified as Shehzad Tanweer (Aldgate), Hasib Hussain (Tavistock Square), and Mohammed Siddique Khan (Edgware Road).
July 14, 2005 - The fourth bomber is identified as Germaine Morris Lindsay, responsible for the King's Cross/Russell Square attack.
May 6, 2011 - A British coroner report is released clearing the emergency services
of failing to respond quickly enough to the bombings.
April 30, 2012 - Internal al Qaeda documents surface
providing details about the planning of the attack by a British citizen, Rashid Rauf, who was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan in 2008.