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Experts ponder how London escaped repeat of bomb carnage

The explosives may have failed, or else the attackers might have been amateurish copycats: either way experts say London somehow escaped further carnage when more bombs targeted the public transport system. Rucksack-based devices were placed on three subway trains on Thursday with a fourth on a bus, all at locations dotted around London, exactly the same pattern as two weeks before when 56 people died and more than 700 were injured. But this time it was different. Three devices — the one on the bus and two on Underground trains — appeared to explode in some way, but the effect of the blasts was minimal and no one injured. Full Story

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