7/7 memorial vandalised on ninth anniversary of attacks

The 7/7 London bomb attack memorial in Hyde Park has been vandalised on the eve of the ninth anniversary. Slogans such as 'Blair lied thousands died' and 'four innocent Muslims' were written on the memorial.

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Graffiti removed from 7 July memorial

File photo dated 07/07/2010 of floral tributes at the July 7 memorial in London's Hyde Park, Credit: PA

Graffiti daubed on the Hyde Park memorial commemorating the victims of the 7 July bombings in London has now been removed, a spokesman for the Royal Parks has said.

A spokeswoman for the Royal Parks said the slogans had now been removed after they were discovered early this morning by the park's manager.

She said: "We found it this morning. It has now been removed and the memorial can go ahead as planned. Obviously, we are very disappointed."

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