The court was shown CCTV footage of the killers stalking their target for much of the night before striking outside the Woody Grill kebab shop in Kilburn.
Sabrina Gachette, who sat in court with her mother throughout the trial, said:
Seeing that was scary. How many times did they see us but not once did I see them. They knew there was girls out there.
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The 47-year-old man died shortly after 3pm on Tuesday.
Specialist explosive detection dogs searched through the town examining letter boxes and phone booths for signs of potential devices.
Temperatures reached 29.1C in St James's Park, central London.