are the faces of the four suicide bombers
responsible for the bombing of three underground
trains and a bus in London on July 7, 2005.
They are the faces of hate - the hate that
Islamic extremists and followers of Al Qaeda
have against Western society.
The extraordinary and chilling image on top
released by London police was captured on
CCTV. It shows the gang of four carrying their
rucksack bombs into Luton railway station
on their journey to murder 56 people.
Three of the bombers were ethnic Pakistani
Britons. The oldest was Mohammad Sidique Khan,
30, who was married with one daughter. He
was a teaching assistant at the Hillside Primary
School in Leeds. He was accompanied by two
other Leeds-born killers Hasib Hussain, 18,
and sports science graduate Shehzad Tanweer,
Making up the fourth member of the terror
gang was Germaine Lindsay, 19, who lived in
Buckinghamshire and was born in Jamaica.
They all grew up and were educated in one
of the most tolerent and free societies in
the world - England, the birthplace of three
of them. Yet the four became devotees of Islamic
extremism, and the ideology of Al Qaeda and
Osama bin Laden, who has declared a holy war
on the United States and its allies.
They practised their new gospel of hate by
the slaughter of the innocents in the society
in which they lived. They targeted train and
bus commuters in early morning rush hour,
and gained notoriety - and martyrdom, according
to their own twisted view of religion - by
becoming the first ever suicide bombers in