Reporters at the scene said they saw the almost decapitated body of one man dangling from the rubble, and the body of a make-up artist. Another man was trapped between two concrete blocks. Doctors amputated his legs at the site but he later died. [...]
Tony Blair declared the television station to have been a "legitimate target".
A mere three days after the TV station bombing, BBC presenter Jill Dando was forced to the ground and killed with a single shot to the head. The weapon was never found, and the murder bore the hallmarks of a professional contract killing rather than the act of a local oddball and village idiot.