London Returns To Work After Blasts
2005年 07月 09日
Latest news said, Over 50 people died by bombs on July 7th(Japanese time) It was so sad to hear that.
I play for the peace of the world.
London returned to life today after the terror attacks that left 37 people dead and 700 injured - although tens of thousands of commuters stayed at home.Normally packed rush-hour trains were half-empty and stations were deserted.
Those who showed for work this morning had a defiant message for the bombers.
William Austin, from Royston in Hertfordshire, said: "The City will be up and running again today. These people won't have any effect."
Thomas Carr, from Arbroath, said: "You cannot give in to this kind of thing. They are mistaken if they think anyone ever would."
Detectives have launched a huge manhunt for the bombers who brought carnage and mayhem to the capital.
Home Secretary Charles Clarke told Sky News the "number one priority" was to find the perpetrators.
He said no intelligence had been missed and the attacks "came out of the blue".
Mr Clarke said ministers were taking seriously a claim by a group calling themselves the European al Qaeda that they were behind the atrocities.
The attacks - three blasts on underground trains and one on a bus - came during the morning rush hour.
The Queen and Prince Charles will visit some of the injured in hospital this afternoon.
Tony Blair is back at the G8 Summit in Scotland after flying back to London to assess the situation.
Scotland Yard has urged the public to remain vigilant and report any unattended items or suspicious activity to police.
This morning all of the capital's mainline stations were open and buses were running normally. Most of the Tube was also in service.
The four crime scenes are still cordoned off as the search for clues continues.