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The explosion ripped off the roof of the bus and at the same time destroyed the back part of the bus. A witness reported seeing "half a bus flying through the air". Moreover, BBC Radio 5 and The Sun reported later that two injured bus passengers saw a man bombing the bus. News reports then identified that the person who carried a bomb with him was Hassib Hussain.
The bomb in the bus exploded towards the rear of the vehicle's top deck, totally destroying it; however the front part was left untouched. Passengers sitting in the top deck survived as well as those on the front of the lower deck, including the driver, but those near the top and the lower rear of bus were unlucky to take the explosion.
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