Blasts rock London

A series of deadly blasts have hit London’s transport system, killing dozens. For all the latest, check out the Guardian Newsblog.

The Guardian covers the latest news including the sickly and misleading statement by Tony Blair. “They will never succeed in destroying what we hold dear in this country, and other civilised nations around the world”, he said.

UPDATE: As information continues to arrive into this barbaric attack, London mayor Ken Livingstone has made a poignant statement in Singapore (a few hours after learning of London’s successful 2012 Olympic bid):

“This was not a terrorist attack against the mighty and the powerful; it is not aimed at presidents or prime ministers; it was aimed at ordinary working class Londoners, black and white, Muslim and Christians, Hindu and Jew, young and old, indiscriminate attempt at slaughter irrespective of any considerations, of age, of class, of religion, whatever, that isn’t an ideology, it isn’t even a perverted faith, it’s just indiscriminate attempt at mass murder, and we know what the objective is, they seek to divide London. They seek to turn Londoners against each other and Londoners will not be divided by this cowardly attack.”

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