|At 8:50 AM in the midst of the morning rush hour three bombs exploded on the London subways. Fifty minuntes later a bomb went off on a double deck bus. Initially 49 were reported killed but that number was expected to rise. Three different groups associated with Al Queda claimed responsibility for the bombing. The bombing came on the same day that the G-8 the leaders of the 8 largest economies in the world were meeting in Scotland.