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London bomber buried in Pakistan
Shehzad Tanweer
Shehzad Tanweer was known to have visited Pakistan
The remains of one of the four London suicide bombers have been buried in Pakistan, the country's interior minister has said.

The remains of Shehzad Tanweer, 22, were flown in by his parents on Wednesday and buried on Thursday in Punjab province, Aftab Sherpao said.

More than 50 people died in the attacks on four sites in London on 7 July.

Pakistan cracked down on extremists after it was shown at least two of the bombers had visited the country.

London's Metropolitan Police said they would not comment on the matter.


Tanweer's remains were buried near his ancestral town of Samundari after being flown from London to Lahore, Mr Sherpao said.

Shehzad Tanweer : Aged 22, born Bradford, lived Beeston, Leeds. Studied religion in Pakistan. Forensic evidence linking him to Aldgate blast.
Mohammad Sidique Khan: Aged 30, from Beeston, Leeds, recently moved to Dewsbury, married with baby. ID found at Edgware Road blast site.
Hasib Mir Hussain: Aged 18, lived Holbeck, Leeds. Reported missing on day of bombings. Said to have turned very religious two years ago. ID found in No 30 bus.
Germaine Lindsay: Jamaican-born man living in Buckinghamshire. Believed to have carried out King's Cross attack.

Residents said the burial had been arranged by Tanweer's uncle, Tahir Pervaiz.

Mr Pervaiz told Reuters: "The burial has taken place."

One resident told the agency 100 to 150 people attended a quiet funeral in the compound of a local Islamic saint's shrine.

British police say Tanweer killed seven people when he detonated a bomb at London's Aldgate underground station.

They say the other attacks were carried out by Mohammed Sidique Khan, Germaine Lindsay and Hasib Hussain.

Pakistan has confirmed that Mohammad Sidique Khan and Shehzad Tanweer arrived in Pakistan last year and left together after spending three months in the country.

After the bombings, President Pervez Musharraf said all foreign students at madrassas, or religious schools, some 1,400 pupils, had to leave the country.

Three of the London bombers at Luton train station
Shehzad Tanweer was one of three bombers who staged a dummy run

He also ordered all madrassas to register with the authorities by the end of the year.

Hundreds of suspected extremists were also arrested.

The president also vowed to crack down on anti-Western hate speeches in mosques or in recordings.

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