Britain Holds Vigil for Bombing Victims

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 A policeman observes a two-minute silence in memory of the victims of the London bombing.

A policeman prepares to observe a two-minute silence in memory of the victims of the London bombings, next to a tarpaulin covering the site of the bus bombing at Tavistock Square in central London, July 14. Reuters hide caption

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Britain leads Europe in two minutes of silence for the 53 people killed in last Thursday's attacks on London's transportation system. Traffic and business came to a halt — along with subways and rail lines. Last week's attacks are seen as suicide bombings — the first in Western Europe.

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