April 26, 2010
Bereaved families of the 7/7 bombing victims are calling for their inquests to examine whether the intelligence services could have prevented the tragedy.
They will also press for a separate inquest into the deaths of the four suicide bombers who set off the blasts on Underground trains and a London bus, as a mark of respect for the 52 innocent lives lost.
Lawyers acting for the families and some survivors will argue at the High Court on Monday that the inquests into the July 2005 attacks should be heard by a jury so that “matters cannot be swept under the carpet”.
Graham Foulkes, from Saddleworth, West Yorkshire, who lost his 22-year-old son, David, said: “The key thing is that the inquest carries out an investigation into the involvement of MI5 and MI6 and anti-terrorism authorities leading up to the attack.
This article was posted: Monday, April 26, 2010 at 11:22 am