7 July London bombings

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Micheal Brewster Jonathan Downey David Foulkes Colin Morley Jennifer Nicholson Laura Webb Lee Baisden Benedetta Ciaccia Richard Ellery Richard Gray Anne Moffat Carrie Taylor Fiona Stevenson Anthony Fatayi-Williams Jamie Gordon Giles Hart Marie Hartley Miriam Hyman Shahara Islam Neetu Jain Sam Ly Shyanuja Parathasangary Anat Rosenberg Philip Russell William Wise Gladys Wundowa James Adams Samantha Badham Philip Beer Anna Brandt Ciaran Cassidy Rachelle Chung Fro Yuen Elizabeth Daplyn Arthur Frederick Karolina Gluck Gamze Gunoral Lee Harris Ojara Ikeagwu Emily Jenkins Helen Jones Susan Levy Shelley Mather Micheal Matsushita James Mayes Behnaz Mozakka Mihaela Otto Atique Sharifi Ihab Slimane Christian Small Monika Suchoka Mala Trivedi Adrian Johnson

Laura Webb

Age: 29

Laura Webb

Ms Webb was from Islington in north London and worked as a personal assistant with DDB Europe, an advertising company, based in Paddington. Witness statements indicate that she survived for a short period after the explosion, despite being the second closest to the bomber. A number of passengers tried in vain to save her and to maintain her circulation, with the help of other commuters who shouted instructions.
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Jonathan Downey

Age: 34

Jonathan Downey

Mr Downey, who grew up in Northamptonshire, lived in Milton Keynes and worked in human resources for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, one of the capital's main councils. He and his wife had taken the same train to Euston before going their separate ways. Evidence suggests that he was killed instantly. Of those who died, Mr Downey is thought to have been standing closest to the bomber.
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Colin William Morley

Age: 52

Colin William Morley

Mr Morley was a married father of three. He was a marketing consultant who used his skills to help charities to use the strength of their brands for social good. He was found lying near to the body of David Foulkes and the evidence suggests that he was killed in the immediate explosion. Mr Morley's wife later wrote that her husband was so dedicated to helping others that he left "a most magical beautiful light" wherever he went.
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Jennifer Vanda Nicholson

Age: 24

Jennifer Vanda Nicholson

Miss Nicholson was standing by the carriage doors when the bomb detonated and was blown out of the train onto the track. The talented musician, who commuted daily from Reading, was working for a specialist music publisher when she was killed. Miss Nicholson did not usually take the train she boarded that day. Problems on her usual line led her to take the Circle Line instead. The evidence suggests she was killed instantly.
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Michael Stanley Brewster

Age: 52

Michael Stanley Brewster

Michael Brewster, known as Stan, was married with two children. The senior project engineer for Derbyshire County Council had been in London for a conference. Fellow passengers made considerable efforts to try to save him at the scene, but he succumbed to his injuries. Mr Brewster's family spent a week searching London for him, until police were able to confirm he was one of the victims.
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David Graham Foulkes

Age: 22

David Graham Foulkes

Mr Foulkes, from Oldham, was a media sales manager for the Guardian newspaper based in Manchester, where he lived with his parents and sister. He was making plans to move in with his girlfriend, Stephanie Reid, and she and his family said he was enjoying life and his career at the time of the blast. Mr Foulkes was in London for a meeting with a colleague. The evidence indicates he was killed instantly.
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Lee Baisden

Age: 34

Lee Baisden

Mr Baisden was standing right next to the bomber Shehzad Tanweer. The accountant worked for the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority and had recently set up home with his boyfriend, but also spent a lot of time looking after his widowed mother. He travelled to Liverpool Street from Romford, Essex, and got on the Circle line on his way to work in Westminster. On 7 July he had left home an hour later than usual.
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Richard Gray

Age: 41

Richard Gray

Mr Gray, a father of two, was a tax accountant who commuted to London from Ipswich. One friend described him as "a gentleman of modest disposition, charm, courtesy and subtle humour and above all he was a family man". Those who knew him said he was happiest when playing for Ipswich & East Suffolk Hockey Club, which he founded. Mr Gray was standing opposite bomber Shehzad Tanweer.
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Anne Moffat

Age: 48

Anne Moffat

Anne Moffat was head of marketing and communications for Girlguiding UK. She had joined the organisation as an 18-year-old and had risen through the ranks. Ms Moffat was standing in the middle of the carriage between both sets of doors, close to the bomber. She commuted from Harlow, Essex, to her office in Victoria. Colleague Muriel Dunn said: "Her loss is a terrible tragedy and she will be greatly missed."
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Benedetta Ciaccia

Age: 30

Benedetta Ciaccia

The Italian-born business analyst was preparing for her wedding when she was killed at Aldgate. She lived in Norwich with her fiance Fiaz Bhatti and commuted every day to her job at Pearson Publishing in cental London. She was standing in the carriageway opposite the bomber and the evidence indicates she died instantly. Her fiance spent a week on London's streets with a homemade missing person poster, hoping she may have survived.
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Richard Ellery

Age: 21

Richard Ellery

Shopworker Mr Ellery had recently started working for Jessops Cameras in Ipswich and was on a rare trip to the capital on the morning of 7 July. First aiders tried unsuccessfully to save him at the scene. His father, brother and flatmate searched for him in London, until his death was confirmed. The family said he had been "a fun-loving boy, full of enthusiasm for life".
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Fiona Stevenson

Age: 29

Fiona Stevenson

Miss Stevenson was a talented lawyer with an "infectious laugh" on her way to Hammersmith Magistrates Court. Her firm described her as "hard-working, conscientious and supremely able", driven by her determination to represent the weak. She grew up in the Chelmsford area and had friends around the world. Her family said she was passionate about human rights and wanted to work for the United Nations.
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Carrie Taylor

Age: 24

Lee Baisden

Miss Taylor, who had begun to write a novel, was on her way to work at the Royal Society of Arts. She regularly commuted from Billericay, Essex, with her mother, June. Mrs Taylor described how they would always kiss goodbye at Liverpool Street and how her daughter would turn and wave until out of view. "I'm so very glad that the last picture I have of her is smiling and waving at me," Mrs Taylor said.
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George Psaradakis

Age: 54

George Psaradakis

Greek-born bus driver Mr Psaradakis had been forced to depart from his normal number 30 route on the day of the blast because of police blocking the road. He told the inquest that up to 50 people had disembarked from the bus because of the route change moments before the explosion tore through the vehicle. Mr Psaradakis described trying to help the injured. "Seeing my passengers in such a state really shocked me, I was overwhelmed," he said.
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Sam Ly

Age: 28

Sam Ly

Mr Ly, the only Australian killed in the bombings, was in the UK on a working holiday with his long-term girlfriend, Mandy Ha. Born in Vietnam, he and his family later settled in Melbourne, Australia. The computer worker was recovered from the wreckage of the bus with serious injuries. His father and nephew flew to London to be at his hospital bedside, but he died a week later.
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Shyanuja Parathasangary

Age: 30

Shyanuja Parathasangary

Born in Sri Lanka, Ms Parathasangary was brought to the UK in the 1970s at the age of one, when her father was given the chance to study in Britain. After graduating from London's South Bank University, Ms Parathasangary joined the Royal Mail in 1997 and was working at the Old Street office at the time of the bombings. Before her death, she and her sister were in the throes of refurbishing a house they had bought a couple of doors away from their parents.
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Anat Rosenberg

Age: 39

Anat Rosenberg

The charity administrator from north London had been planning a trip to see her parents in Israel when she was killed. Born in the Israeli coastal town of Hadera, she attended high school in Jerusalem before training in modern dance. She later moved to London and went on to work for a children's charity. She had spent the previous evening with her boyfriend watching Twelfth Night in Regent's Park.
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Anthony Fatayi-Williams

Age: 26

Anthony Fatayi-Williams

Born of Nigerian parentage, Mr Fatayi-Williams divided his childhood between Britain, France and Nigeria, attending school in Sevenoaks, Kent, Paris and Lagos. After studying for a degree at Bradford University, he followed his mother - a senior oil executive - into the oil industry. On 7 July, he was on his way to the City to report back to his bosses on a successful presentation he had given at a seminar in London.
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Philip Russell

Age: 28

Philip Russell

Born in the Kent village of Pembury, Mr Russell showed an early interest in music - playing saxophone in an orchestra - and travel, after a school French exchange. He went on to graduate from Kingston University with a degree in business studies. At the time of his death, he had been rising quickly through the ranks at JP Morgan Asset Management and had been set to go to New York and Toronto with the company that September.
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William Wise

Age: 54

William Wise

Described as a quiet, gentle and intelligent man, Mr Wise grew up in Hertfordshire, the son of a GP. The IT specialist worked near Liverpool Street, but on the day of the attacks he was running late after forgetting to pick up his glasses as he left the house. He returned to his home in west London's Notting Hill, picked them up and kissed his wife, Christine, goodbye. It was to be their final kiss.
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Louise Barry

Age: Not Known

Louise Barry

Ms Barry, who suffered injuries to her arm, leg and head, had been evacuated from the Underground at Edgware Road after one of the three earlier blasts, only to be caught in the explosion at Tavistock Square. The Australian at first thought she was having some kind of seizure, but then felt boiling water from the bus's radiator dripping on her arm. Thinking it was petrol, she described crawling through bodies to escape.
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Marie Hartley

Age: 34

Marie Hartley

A talented artist and a mother of two, Mrs Hartley was known as someone who lived life to the full. On the day of the attacks, she had travelled from Lancashire with a colleague to try to recruit new artists. Educated in Lancashire, Mrs Hartley's talent was spotted by a teacher and she was put forward for a junior position at a design studio. She later joined Hambledon Studios as an artist, where she worked until her death.
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Camille Scott-Bradshaw

Age: Not known

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Ms Scott-Bradshaw, on a day trip to London from Lancashire for work, lost friend and colleague Marie Hartley in the explosion. The designer, who suffered severe leg injuries and damage to her hearing, tried to find her friend in the courtyard of a nearby building. "I just remember looking over and I think, in the corner, there were bodies... and I could see Marie... I knew it was Marie because I could see her hair, her bracelet and her arms."
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Gladys Wundowa

Age: 50

Gladys Wundowa

Mrs Wundowa, described as a kind, hard-working Christian woman, was born in Ghana. After school she worked for a Lebanese family as a maid and later moved to London with them. She went on to find work in the capital and met and married her husband, Emmanuel Wundowa. The mother-of-two had already been up and working at her job as a cleaner at University College London for several hours before she met her death on 7 July.
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Neetu Jain

Age: 37

Neetu Jain

Ms Jain was about to get engaged and had just started a new job when she was caught up in the attacks. Born in Delhi, she lived in the Indian capital for just one year before her father was offered work as an engineer in England. She later graduated with a biochemistry degree and continued her studies with a masters in IT. She had begun work for a company helping to build computer software when she was killed.
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Jamie Gordon

Age: 30

Jamie Gordon

Born to a Zimbabwean mother and a Scottish father, Mr Gordon - in the words of his father - "wanted to be a rock star, but fell into financial administration". He was educated in Zimbabwe and London, where, as a young man, he played in bands with friends. It was only after a stint in Ibiza that he began work in the City. The night before the attacks, Mr Gordon had stayed with a friend, leading him to take the bus that exploded in Tavistock Square.
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Miriam Hyman

Age: 31

Miriam Hyman

A freelance picture editor with a wide circle of friends and a close-knit family, Ms Hyman was born, graduated and died all within one square mile in London. Born in University College Hospital, she graduated from University College London and was on her way to work in Canary Wharf when she was killed in Tavistock Square. Only minutes earlier, she had spoken to her father to reassure him she was safe after being evacuated from King's Cross.
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Lisa French

Age: 34

Lisa French

Ms French decided not to sit next to bomber Hasib Hussain because there was not enough room for her laptop as well as his rucksack. The BT employee from Newcastle-upon-Tyne ended up sitting a few rows in front of him. She was knocked unconscious by the blast, but escaped with perforated ear drums, broken teeth, cuts and bruises. She broke down at the inquest as she described how a police officer stopped her going to help fellow passengers.
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Giles Hart

Age: 55

Giles Hart

A champion of the oppressed, Mr Hart received one of Poland's highest honours following his death in the blast. The British Telecom engineer from Essex was posthumously granted the Knights Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, in recognition of his work with Solidarity, which helped bring an end to the country's communist movement. Mr Hart was on his way to work in Islington when he died in Tavistock Square.
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Shahara Islam

Age: 20

Shahara Islam

Described by her family as an outgoing woman who made friends easily, Ms Islam grew up in east London. In some ways she embodied a meeting of Western and Muslim values, enjoying shopping in the West End but always being present at her mosque for Friday prayers. A love of clothes ensured the cashier for the Co-operative Bank in Islington was always immaculately turned out, whether in Western fashions or traditional garments.
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James Adams

Age: 32

James Adams

A church deacon from Bretton in Peterborough, Mr Adams was a deeply Christian man. The mortgage adviser was caught in the Piccadilly Line blast while on his way to work in the Strand. He called his mother from King's Cross to let her know he had arrived in London safely and was about to board the tube. His parents said: "James was a deeply loved son and brother, who lived and loved life to the full."
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Samantha Badham

Age: 35

Samantha Badham

On the day of the bombings, Ms Badham, a web designer, had left her car at home and taken the Tube to work with her partner, Lee Harris, ahead of plans to meet friends that evening. Both were killed by the explosion. At the inquest, medics recalled finding the couple lying next to each other on the tracks, their legs entwined. They were buried together after a joint funeral service in Herefordshire.
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Philip Beer

Age: 22

Philip Beer

The hair stylist from Hertfordshire boarded the Tube at King's Cross with his friend Patrick Barnes. Mr Beer was on his way to work at a salon in Knightsbridge when the explosion happened. His colleagues remembered him as "a born entertainer" who "lived life to the full". His family asked mourners at his funeral to wear brightly-coloured clothes. His body was carried in a pink coffin.
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Anna Brandt

Age: 41

Anna Brandt

Originally from Poland, Ms Brandt had been living in London for three years when she was killed in the bombing. On 7 July she left her home in Wood Green, north London, and set off for Hammersmith, where she worked as a cleaner. But she never arrived at work, sparking a desperate search by her brother Pawel Iskryznski. She had two daughters. One had arrived in the UK on the day of the explosions to visit her mother.
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Ciaran Cassidy

Age: 22

Ciaran Cassidy

Mr Cassidy, brought up in north London, was on his way to work on the morning of the attacks. He was planning a trip to Australia, for which he had been saving for several months while working as a shop assistant for a printing company in Chancery Lane. "He didn't care for politics or war," said his close friend Joe Hayes at Mr Cassidy's funeral, "but for his family, his friends, for his football and his weekend drink."
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Elizabeth Daplyn

Age: 26

Elizabeth Daplyn

A talented artist and musician, Ms Daplyn lived in north London with her partner Rob Brennan. They parted at 0810 BST on 7 July on their way to work and Ms Daplyn boarded the Piccadilly Line train to head to her job as an administrator at University College Hospital. In a statement her family said she left behind "dozens of people who loved and admired her, including her boyfriend Rob, parents Pam and Mike and sister Eleanor".
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Arthur Frederick

Age: 60

Arthur Frederick

Mr Frederick, a museum security guard living in north London, was born in Grenada, but moved to the neighbouring island of Montserrat as a young man. After a glittering 31-year career as a police officer, he moved to London in 1997. He was a keen musician and had a calypso hit in Montserrat. His son, Astrid Wade, said: "I still hear his songs on the radio and it brings back his memory to me. I do miss him."
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Karolina Gluck

Age: 29

Karolina Gluck

Ms Gluck, who boarded the train at Finsbury Park, was heading to work in Russell Square where she worked as a receptionist at the Goodenough College. Polish-born Ms Gluck had followed her twin sister Magda to London three years earlier. She was planning to leave that night for Paris for a romantic, long weekend with her boyfriend Richard Deer, who nicknamed her "sunshine" because of her lively and warm nature.
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Gamze Gunoral

Age: 24

Gamze Gunoral

Ms Gunoral, a Turkish national, left her aunt's house in north London for her language college in Hammersmith, west London, on 7 July. She had graduated from the University of Marmara, Istanbul, as an actuary. She worked in the finance department of Gisad, Turkey's largest textile export company, and came to London to improve her English. Osman Hokelek, an administrator at her school said she was "a lovely girl".
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Lee Harris

Age: 30

Lee Harris

The architect had left his bike at home on 7 July, mindful of a site meeting in Heathrow later that day. He also planned to meet his partner, Samantha Badham, after work in central London. Ms Badham died in the blast, while Mr Harris was taken to the Royal Free Hospital with serious head injuries. He was in a coma for eight days and died on 15 July. The pair were described as a "devoted couple".
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Ojara Ikeagwu

Age: 56

Ojara Ikeagwu

Mrs Ikeagwu, a mother-of-three from Luton, was travelling to work as a social worker with Hounslow social services in west London via King's Cross. Before her death, Mrs Ikeagwu had helped hundreds of adults with learning difficulties in London and hundreds more children in her homeland of Nigeria to get free schooling. Her husband, Dr Okorafor Ikeagwu, said his family had struggled to get over his wife's death.
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Emily Jenkins

Age: 24

Emily Jenkins

Ms Jenkins, who had dreams of becoming a midwife, was on her way to work when the bomb exploded. Her half-brother James Bowles heard from her at 0845 BST when she was at King's Cross station and about to head towards Russell Square. Ms Jenkins had lived in South America, Spain, Australia and Cornwall before settling in London. Her parents Sarah and Nick Jenkins said she had been on a path of fulfilment when she was killed.
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Adrian Johnson

Age: 37

Adrian Johnson

Mr Johnson, a father-of-two from Nottinghamshire, was a keen sports enthusiast and enjoyed golf, playing hockey at county level and supporting Mansfield Town Football Club. A product technical manager for Burberry, he was returning to work in London from Nottinghamshire on the day of the attacks. His family said: "Adrian was a wonderful, caring, family man who adored his wife and two young children."
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Helen Jones

Age: 28

Helen Jones

Ms Jones grew up in Templand, Dumfriesshire, but moved to London for work. At the time of the blast, she was living in Holloway, north London and working for Phoenix Equity Partners. She had bought a flat only two weeks before she died. Her family said she was a "shining star" who loved parties and traditional folk music. They said she loved travelling and her holidays had taken her all round the world.
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Susan Levy

Age: 53

Susan Levy

The first victim of the 7 July bombings to be formally identified, Mrs Levy was travelling from her home in Hertfordshire to the City, where she worked as a legal secretary. She was described by her husband, Harry, as a "devoted and much-loved wife and mother of two sons" - Daniel and Jamie. On the morning of the attacks she had, as usual, shared half the journey with her younger son. They went their separate ways at Finsbury Park.
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Shelley Mather

Age: 26

Shelley Mather

The only New Zealander to die in the London bombings, Ms Mather had been living in the capital for three years. She held dual passports with New Zealand and Irish citizenship. Prior to the attacks, Ms Mather, who had a passion for indoor cricket, had been temping as an administrator and looking forward to a trip to Greece in late July. Her family said she was "a beautiful and vibrant girl who was truly loving, caring and giving".
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Michael Matsushita

Age: 37

Michael Matsushita

Mr Matsushita, brought up in the US, was just one month into his new London life with his British girlfriend, and just three days into a new job based in Holborn when he was killed. He was born in Vietnam, the son of a South Vietnamese soldier killed in the conflict when he was just five months old. At the age of three, he and his mother Muoi emigrated to New York to join her new husband David, a US aid worker.
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James Mayes

Age: 28

James Mayes

Mr Mayes, an analyst at the Healthcare Commission, a body that strives to improve the NHS, was on his way to a seminar when he was killed. He lived with a friend in north London, and had just returned from holiday the evening before the attacks. Friend Rohen Kapur said Mr Mayes enjoyed life to the full. "James was the lovable, unpunctual, irritating, wonderful man that I miss terribly. The world is all the poorer for his passing."
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Behnaz Mozakka

Age: 47

Behnaz Mozakka

The Iranian-born mother-of-two was taking her regular commute from Finchley to Russell Square to her job as a biomedical officer at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital - a role she loved. Her husband Nader Mozakka described her as "a very peaceful person" who "hated violence". Mrs Mozakka's daughter Saba, aged 24 when she lost her mother, said that she, her father Nader and brother Saeed had been "shattered" by their loss.
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Mihaela Otto

Age: 46

Mihaela Otto

Ms Otto, who liked to be known as Michelle, was on her way to her job as a dental technician in Knightsbridge. Brought up in Romania, she had moved to London in 1984, following in the footsteps of her sister Dania Gorodi, who had married and settled in the city. She lived in Mill Hill, north London, with her mother Elena Draganescu, 78, her sister Dania and her husband Matthew, along with their two teenage sons, Leah and Michael.
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Atique Sharifi

Age: 24

Atique Sharifi

Mr Sharifi, a young Afghan Muslim, was one of the few members of his family to escape death at the hands of the Taliban. But three years after fleeing Kabul, he was killed in the Russell Square bombing. A resident of Hounslow in west London, Mr Sharifi had been studying English at West Thames College, where he drew praise from staff. His sister Farishta, said Mr Sharifi was not just her brother, but also her friend.
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Ihab Slimane

Age: 24

Ihab Slimane

Mr Slimane had left his home in Lyon, France, to spend a summer improving his English in London, three weeks before he died in the attacks. Of Tunisian origin, Mr Slimane had got a job as a waiter at a French restaurant in the West End, a home in Finsbury Park and made many new friends. His long-term ambitions were in computer programming and he had intended to return to his studies in France in September.
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Christian Small

Age: 28

Christian Small

Mr Small had left his flat in Walthamstow, east London, to make his way to work in Holborn, in advertising sales, on the morning of 7 July. Mr Small, a keen hurdler, had recently been on a life-changing trip to West Africa, in which he researched his family origins. It had inspired him to change his name to Njoya Diawara-Small, which he believed was a better reflection of his character, Njoya Diawara meaning "strong in spirit".
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Monika Suchocka

Age: 23

Monika Suchocka

Ms Suchocka grew up in Dabrowka Malborska, northern Poland, and had only arrived in London two months before the bombings. The trainee accountant, who lived in Archway, had found a job and joined a choir. She was on her way to work at an accountancy firm in West Kensington when she died. The last contact she had with anyone was at 0840 BST, when she sent a text message to a colleague to say she was running late due to tube delays.
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Mala Trivedi

Age: 51

Mala Trivedi

Ms Trivedi, a radiographer, was caught up in the blast as she travelled to work from her Wembley home. With more than 30 years of experience, Mrs Trivedi was a manager in the X-ray department at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. Dr Cathy Owens, from the hospital, said Ms Trivedi's dedication to her job and her "cheery polite nature" made her a "very popular member of the close-knit team".
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Rachelle Chung For Yuen

Age: 27

Rachelle Chung For Yuen

Mrs Chung For Yuen, an accountant from Mauritius, was heading to work in Piccadilly Circus on the day of the attacks. Because of signal failures sending all Northern Line trains along the Bank branch, through King's Cross, Mrs Chung For Yuen disembarked at King's Cross and boarded the Piccadilly Line. Her husband Billy, 29, also from Mauritius, said she cherished her family "above anything else".
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For more detailed information on the four attacks see: Aldgate, Edgware Road, Russell Square, Tavistock Square

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