Monday, July 11, 2005

"Authorities have said they expected the death toll to increase."

Sun Jul 10,10:14 PM ET

Deep underground, police continued the hot, filthy work of searching for bodies from the worst of the subway bombings. Twenty-one bodies have been recovered so far in the tunnel between Russell Square and King's Cross stations, said Andy Trotter, assistant chief constable of British Transport Police. Those victims are part of the total death count of 49.

Authorities have said they expected the death toll to increase.



14 minutes ago

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A man strapped with explosives blew himself up Sunday at an Iraqi military recruiting center in Baghdad, one of a series of suicide attacks that killed at least 48 people and ended a relative lull in violence in recent days.