Timeline of the 2005 London bombings

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The following is a timeline of the 7 July 2005 London bombings and 21 July 2005 London bombings.


All times are in British Summer Time (BST or UTC+01:00).

First explosions

7 July 2005

8 July 2005

9 July 2005

12 July 2005

13 July 2005

3 August 2005

Second explosions

21 July 2005

22 July 2005

27 July 2005

29 July 2005

15 January 2007

Six men appear at Woolwich Crown Court charged with offences relating to the 21 July explosions.


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