7/7 anniversary one-minute silence: Capital's public transport comes to a standstill as Londoners remember terror attack

Video: Tube stations across the capital paid their respect to the

Kiran Moodley
Tuesday 07 July 2015 13:51 BST
(NIKLAS HALLE'N | AFP | Getty Images)

London's 150-year-old tube network that carries over a billion passengers every year came to a halt to mark the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 terror attacks.

On July 7 2005, four British men, inspired by al Qaeda and angered by the Iraq War, blew themselves up on three London Underground trains and one bus, claiming the lives of 52 people and injuring over 700.

At 8:50am, the moment when the first bomb detonated, one-minute silence was held at the memorial to the victims at London's Hyde Park, with Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson laying wreaths.

Across London, survivors and transport staff laid flowers at the sites of the four bombings. Many Londoners even walked part of their commute to honour the victims.

At 11:30am, a minute's silence was held across the capital.

You can watch the various ceremonies that took place across the capital in the video above.

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