‘Many dead’: How newspapers covered the terror and tragedy of 7/7


LONDON — The July 7, 2005 attacks, which saw four suicide bombers detonate four bombs across London’s transport network during morning rush hour, killing 52 people and injuring hundreds more, comprised the worst terrorist attack in the UK since the Lockerbie bombing in 1988.

In the aftermath, as the city started making sense of what had happened, newspapers at home and abroad tried to encapsulate the full scale of the terrible events on their front pages.

One word dominated the headlines on the day after that fateful day: “London’s day of terror,” The Guardian wrote; “Terror comes to London,” said The Independent; “Al-Qa’eda brings terror to the heart of London,” The Daily Telegraph announced. …

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Via: Mashable: Media

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