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Friday, 3 August, 2001, 08:41 GMT 09:41 UK
In pictures: Ealing blast
Ealing in west London has been shaken by a car bomb which caused massive damage to shops and injured several people.

This series of pictures shows how the drama unfolded:

Man silhouetted against flames on an Ealing street
Shortly before midnight a huge blast rocked Ealing

Scene of the explosion, taken from behind a window
Eyewitnesses said there was panic amid smoke and flames

Piggy-backers leaving a club
Police officers oversaw the evacuation of night clubs

Damage to shops in The Mall in Ealing, west London
Windows shattered and shops were badly damaged

Water in ealing street
A water pipe ruptured and roads were flooded

Three people try to get under the police cordon
Residents returned from a night out to find their streets blocked off

The remains of a grey SAAB 9000 turbo five-door saloon
There was little left of the vehicle that carried the explosives

The Mall in Ealing
Smashed glass and shattered shop fronts litter the pavement

The Mall in Ealing
The blast caused extensive damage to The Mall in Ealing
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