Tributes paid to the victims of the July 7 2005 London bombings
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
A July 7, 2005 London bombings has been unveiled in , London, England. Today is the fourth anniversary of the bombings, when 52 people were killed by suicide bombers on board three Underground trains and a bus.for the victims of the
Each column represented "a unique person and a unique grief" according to the Minister for London.
Jowell continued, "Each one casts a shadow just as they do - each one standing tall and proud just as they did, and each one will in an individual way absorb and reflect light just as they did."
A 1.4 tonne stainless steel plaque with the names of the people killed was also unveiled.
Prince Charles laid a wreath on behalf of the nation. The Duchess of Cornwall left a floral tribute for the families of the victims.
The families themselves laid roses and then met the prince and the duchess.
- "Tributes paid at 7 July memorial" — , July 7, 2009
- Associated Press. "New London memorial marks 4 years since bombings" — , July 7, 2009
- Haroon Siddique. "7 July bombing memorial unveiled" — , July 7, 2009