Viewers are left ‘sobbing’ after 7/7 terror attack survivor tracks down woman who held his hand when he thought he was dying after Tube suicide bombing

A survivor of London’s 7/7 bombings is looking for a fellow survivor, a woman in the first carriage of the Piccadilly Line underground train who held his hand and convinced him that he would survive the attack.

A new documentary, Saved by a Stranger, tells his story.

Karl Williams was 23 on July 7, 2005 when terrorists bombed his train and several others as well as a city bus.

‘It’s so strange because I don’t know her name or what she looked like, but she’s someone I value so much. So I want to say thank you’, Karl told Monica Greep of Mail Online.

‘I heard someone a few feet to my left just say “Oh can I hold your hand, can I hold your hand” and it was a lady who said this and I said to her, ‘We’re going to die aren’t we? This is how we’re going to die’.

‘And she was just so calm and peaceful and said “No, no, no we’re going to get out” and I really think in some way she saved me. I don’t mean she saved my life, but I wonder who I would be if I didn’t have that support in that moment.’

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