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2 Weeks After Last Bombing, More Targets Are Hit In London

The details are still a little scarce at this moment. But a bus in London has been bombed. The death/injury toll(if there is one) is yet to be announced. The subway system is shut down with little more than reports of "incidents" at three stations or trains. Officials are saying nothing but that they are not treating this as a "large incident".
You can get more info as it comes across the newswire on these sites:
 http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/london/
 http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/
Recent bombing 21.Jul.2005 07:46

twospiritwarrior

Just like Emperor George II who murdered the people
in the WTC, it was Tony bLiar who murdered those
people 2 weeks ago, and the recent "terrorist"
attacks.

details are sketchy 21.Jul.2005 07:53

pandora

here are some early reports from the areas near the incidents:

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4703973.stm

of course it is too early to speculate about what is going on in London today. Nonetheless, I have serious doubts about the "news" reports on the previous 7/7 bombings. The UK govt seemed very quick to push the idea of four young "suicide" bombers as the culprits, but when you think about it, does a 22 year old with a baby due in several days really want to blow himself up? Or is it more likely he would take a risk to make a lot of money quickly (such as being a drug courier)? Can't we all just step back and really look at the pieces of the puzzle, rather than decrying anyone who doesn't believe the "official" line as a conspiracy theorist?

As for the today's events, all I can say, is truly bizarre! One would NOT expect a copy-cat to attempt this within days of the previous events. They almost seem like a muddying of the pool...

detonators only? 21.Jul.2005 08:04

chico

huh?

the latest from London is that the blasts were caused by detonators only?

and they were searching for someone with wires protruding from their clothing?

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4704247.stm

now this really is getting f***ing weird!

something went wrong... 21.Jul.2005 08:09

bardo

 http://www.guardian.co.uk/attackonlondon/story/0,16132,1533421,00.html

"He said that a man was carrying a rucksack and the rucksack suddenly exploded. It was a minor explosion but enough to blow open the rucksack. The man then made an exclamation as if something had gone wrong. At that point everyone rushed from the carriage."

ok, so THESE bombers DID think they were going to suicide, but they were given dud bombs.

why?

perhaps so that they could be CAUGHT! and prevent the real situation of the previous group of "bombers" from being known (ie, that they were drug couriers set up to look like suicides by WHOM???)

we comb over the reports, YOU DECIDE what makes sense! you can expect FOX news to be calling for a nuclear strike on Tehran within the next 24 hours.

not that ROVE's TREASON has anything to do with this...

Again 21.Jul.2005 08:39

Pauline

I don't know who's behind this but what do they have against mass transit?

airbrushing the investigation 21.Jul.2005 08:57

disappearing ink

the terrorists will keep attacking untill their demands are met, what are their demands?

I keep hearing chatter that al-qaeda wants us to invade Iran. Maybe we should listen to them or they will bomb us again, and again, and again...

Now I do believe that 9/11 was committed by terrorists, there is no debating that. It just depends on what your definition of "terrorist" is.

American Terror and the Coming Attack on Iran

More than two years ago, we wrote here of a secret Pentagon plan to foment terrorism by sending covert agents to infiltrate terrorist groups and goad them into action -- in other words, committing acts of murder and destruction. The purpose was two-fold: first, to bring the terrorist groups into the open, where they could be counterattacked; and second, to justify U.S. military attacks on the countries where the terrorists were operating -- attacks which, in the Pentagon's words, would put those nations' "sovereignty at risk." It was a plan that countenanced -- indeed, encouraged -- the deliberate murder of innocent people and the imposition of U.S. military rule anywhere in the world that U.S. leaders desired.

This plan is now being activated.

 http://context.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/01/21/120.html

Arab witnesses who chased one culprit said he was Asian 21.Jul.2005 10:05

and spoke with a British accent -rAT

Doesn't quite fit the 'mad Arab' scenario, does it? Now for the astological analysis of the incident: Full Moon in Capricorn. That's ALWAYS one of the heaviest times of the year. Saturn's restrictions in full swing. Then it shortly enters Aquarius. All of a sudden it's a full moon in radical Aquarius! The unexpected affecting the unsuspecting, an Aquarian hallmark. Plus the full moon opposes Saturn, adding more fuel to the fires of confusion and obstacles. The rest of the day this moon is semi-squared Pluto. Deception and subterfuge rule the day! In other words, nothing is what it seems. Nothing.

pandora... 21.Jul.2005 10:18

jack

Yes, and it iss also odd that a kid studying sports medicine would somehow decide to blow himself up... poor kidnapped killed kid

perhaps they just framed a random arab 21.Jul.2005 10:31

goyso

by putting a remote control detonator in his back pack. Perhaps they spent the past two weeks manufacturing some evidence...

pandora 21.Jul.2005 10:43

Jody P

You're right, the "original" bombers don't fit the profile of their alleged crime at all ...  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/07/321646.shtml

plus there's a lot of confusion about who they really are ... what is it, BBC? Lindsay Germaine or Lindsey Jamal??? And what about THIS cock-up?

"UK boy wrongly labelled as bomber"
 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4704427.stm

Tear Gas in the Tube? 21.Jul.2005 11:19

Toto

London July 21, witness heard on telly news:
"there was a lot of smoke, that burned the eyes--like tear gas."

Military-plastic explosives on 7/7, Tear gas July 21 ...
Blairs response to demands for an enquiry? More terror.

Sound familiar Yanks?

Blair witch: "How about a little fire, scarecrow!"

Police: "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain..."

Martial Law in N.Y.C.: Stage One Begins-Random Searches 21.Jul.2005 11:45

rAT

NYC Police have just begun a new program of randomly searching the bags and packages of all subway and bus riders. They said they would avoid using any kind of 'racial profiling'. Now we know why those fake bombs went off today. Next they'll have roadblocks 24/7, the true international sign that a police state has finally arrived. Pity young NYC males of Arab descent as they're made public spectacles of by Transit rent-a-Cops. Things are really accelerating in the Orwell department.

Coverage on 7-7--- 21.Jul.2005 11:51

Sheepdog

Where is it inside the UK? I can't find any of this analysis om Ireland or Scotland IMC. How are the Brits swallowing this crap?

mass transit, pauline? 21.Jul.2005 12:10

sprout of sanity

thanks for raising the question! no doubt you share the view that:

BP
Chevron
Exxon
Bechtel
Ford
GM


to name just a few, would love to have LESS public transport and MORE personal automobiles to perpetuate their eco-nightmare boondoggle.

on the other hand, the expediency of flying from place to place is sacrosant for the poodles (aka "elected" officials) who run the instrumentality of mankind for the true elite. therefore air travel must be efficiently protected while mass transit is left to the dogs who serve the meals and build the towers.

so making sure that no rational alternatives like:

bicycles
mixed use urban centers
fast and clean mass transit
multi-modal transit nodes
sustainable non-urban greenbelts with growth perimeters
small scale organic farming with local markets

can exist, while the lemming-like populations plunge into hell, is VERY much in keeping with the so-called "strategy" of the global capitalists. hey la, fill your tank, and keep honking and swerving dumb***, you are almost a winner of the American Dream!

Ever Wonder Why Al CIAda Shows Up When Bush Needs Them To? 21.Jul.2005 14:06

George W Bush International Terrorist

George W Bush International Terrorist Strikes Again. When Bush wants War Bombs go off, Detentators Climb onto Subways, and Gone is the Peacefull World you knew. You now live in a World Controlled by Hate and Fear, which feeds the Greed of The War Industry that needs an enemy to justify the Increased War Budget and the Decreased Health Care, Social Security, etc. And of course Islam, who will be Wared Upon and Feared thanks to the Propuganda Ministry aka CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, BBC, AP, and FOX News, does not benefit. They will be the Victims of the War Industry, as will Christians and the Jews who will Fight for the Warmongers and War Industry, via their Children and Grand Children.

to sprout of sanity 21.Jul.2005 22:32

Pauline

sprout of sanity, I thought about the link of the big oil companies / car companies to the mass transit attacks. its an interesting line to all of this. but after doing some reading, I've come to the conclusion that the bombers have a middle class background and therefore have something against public transit. So I see this as a classist strike against lower class mass transit riders.

Sheepdog 22.Jul.2005 10:03

Jody Paulson

I tried posting an article similar to "Meet the London Bombers" (see my above comment) on UK indymedia. The screen said it had accepted my post, which was entitled "Were the London Bombers set up?", but it never appeared on the site. Instead, another article showed up a bit later with almost the same title mine ... "Were the London bombings a set up?"
 http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/regions/london/2005/07/318321.html

In my opinion, the article is just another attempt to muddy the waters and get people running off on a wild tangent, much like this most recent "bombing" which looks to be a quite literal smokescreen of what happened earlier in the month.

Wait a minute, here it is 22.Jul.2005 10:06

Jody Paulson


what "Asian" means in the UK is not the same as in the US 22.Jul.2005 12:55

anon

The default meaning of "Asian" in the UK is south Asian, that is, Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi. In the US, of course, the default meaning of "Asian" is east Asian. The reason is historical--Asian immigration to the UK has been overwhelmingly from south Asia--the former British colonies--whereas in the US, east Asians, especially Chinese and Japanese, came first and greatly outnumber other Asians. This is an important point to bear in mind when reading any British news reports. The physical characteristics of many south Asians in fact resemble those of people from, say, Iran and Arab countries.

Very Odd Situation 23.Jul.2005 13:16

North Portlander

I too think it was damned odd that ALL of the bombs malfunctioned. What is this? A networked bomb? You'd expect at least one of them to go off.

Friends in London are appalled by the "shoot to kill" situation which is such a far cry from the regular situation where police do not carry guns. Many citizens have abandoned the subways and buses to ride bikes if they are able.