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Kaboom -- Update 3

Apparently my first account of this morning was picked up by Der Speigel. Guten Tag to all y'all from Germany.

There's an interesting and useful wiki set up already for those looking for more information on today's events.

The Beeb keeps reporting increasing numbers of casualites, which was becoming more and more upsetting to me. Until I realized that some of the "casualites" had superficial injuries.

Hmm... one more language difference between English and American. Here in London a casualty is someone who has been injured. When the media in the States reports a casualty, it refers to a person being killed.

Imagine my surprise (I was downright gobsmacked) when the news report said there were 136 casualites at one hospital, but over 100 of those were released after initial evaluation.