Two South African seriously wounded in the London Bomb Blasts
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been informed by the British authorities
today, Friday July 8 of the injury to two South Africans in London following the
terrorist attacks on Thursday 7 July. The two South Africans are currently in
two separate hospitals in London.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Nkosazana
Dlamini Zuma, on behalf of the government wishes the two South Africans a speedy
recovery. In the meantime Minister Dlamini Zuma has directed that South African
Consular officers based in London visit the two victims in hospital this morning.
Department of Foreign Affairs Consular Section in Pretoria is currently in a process
of contacting family members to advise them of these developments and to provide
the necessary support. At this stage therefore it is not possible to release the
names of the two victims to the public until such time the next of kin has been
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa at 082-990-4853
8 July 2005