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Time may have been wasted at 7/7 site, says paramedic

A paramedic admitted today that "precious time" could have been "wasted" as medical teams waited above ground for an update on casualties in a Tube train bombed in the 7/7 attacks.

Fire crews 'lacked supplies to help 7/7 wounded'

Firefighters spoke today of their frustration at shortages of first aid equipment that hampered their attempts to save lives after the 7/7 bombings.

Anger flares at 7/7 medics' delays

The first paramedic to arrive at one of the 7/7 bombings refused to take seriously injured victims to hospital because he said his job was to stay at the scene, an inquest heard yesterday.

7/7 paramedics 'complained of lack of equipment'

Paramedics who treated survivors of the 7/7 bombings complained that some people died because they lacked equipment to move them, an inquest heard today.

7/7 officer tells of frustration over firefighters

A senior policeman spoke today of his frustration at firefighters who refused to enter a Tube tunnel to rescue survivors of the July 7 bombings despite being shown it was safe.

Tube workers praised for 7/7 bravery

London Underground staff ignored concerns for their own safety and rushed to help victims of the 7/7 bombings, the inquest into the deaths of the 52 people killed heard yesterday.

7/7 tube manager 'stopped from sending staff back to track after blast'

A station manager was stopped from sending London Underground staff down to the Tube track after a bomb ripped apart a train on July 7, he said today.

7/7 tube driver asked for phones as radio failed

A Tube driver asked passengers if their mobile phones were working when his radio failed after his train was struck by one of the July 7 bombers, it emerged today.

Olympic bid advisor describes 7/7 ordeal

A legal advisor to the London 2012 Olympic bid described today how she was blown from a Tube train by one of the deadly July 7 explosions.

Rescuers should be able to choose risks, says 7/7 survivor

Bombing victim tells Jonathan Owen he is pressing coroner to reassess emergency protocols

Commuter commended for helping victims of 7/7 attacks

A commuter who came to the aid of three victims of the 7 July bombings was yesterday praised by the coroner at the inquest into the 2005 terrorist attacks.

Policeman breaks down over 'mayhem' of 7/7 attacks

A senior policeman broke down today as he described his attempts to save lives in the "absolute mayhem" of the 7/7 attacks.

'Courageous' doctor thanked for comforting 7/7 victims

A doctor spoke today of her distress at being unable to do more to help dying victims of the 7/7 attacks.

7/7 victims tell of horrific injuries

Only when he struggled to get up to help other injured passengers did Andrew Brown realise he had lost his legs, he explained yesterday.

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