Paper accused of hacking terror victims

A double-decker bus which was destroyed by a terrorist bomb in London July 7, 2005 is shown in this file photo. Families of victims killed that day have been told they may have been targeted by phone hackers.

July 6, 2011 9:58:53 AM PDT
The scandal over Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid has exploded across London, with Scotland Yard investigating the possibility that reporters and investigators for the paper hacked into the phones of victims of 7/7 -- the so-called London bus bombings of July 7, 2005, in which terrorists targeted the city's bus and subway systems and killed 52 people.

Outrage has spread since the original accusation that News of the World hacked the cell phone of Milly Dowler, a 13-year-old girl who disappeared in March 2002.

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