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Bomb victim named

by: SJ reporter - Last updated: 2005-07-13

Miriam Hyman

Miriam Hyman

Police have released further details of the victims of last Thursday's London bombs. Miriam Hyman, 31, from Barnet was formally identified. According to police, Miriam was caught up in the number 30 bus bombing in Tavistock Square on her way to work.

Miriam was the second Jewish victim to be named following Susan Levy from Hertfordshire who died following treatment at hospital as a result of the bombing at Kings Cross.

Her next of kin include mother and father John and Mavis along with sister Esther have been notified.

Her family has issued the following statement:

"Miriam was a well-loved person with friends going back to infant school. We would like to thank all those who prayed for her safe return and everyone who gave so much time and effort to help us in the search."

Miriam had called her father from outside Kings Cross station at 9.45am on Thursday morning and said she was fine, but after that the family heard nothing.

Miriam was a freelance picture editor on her way to work in Canary Wharf when terrorists struck at the heart of London.