"The person who did this was targeting along with wider British society the Muslim community, ruining the good relationship we have."
He said women in headscarves might be in particular danger and warned all Muslims to be especially vigilant.
Muslim News editor, Ahmed Versi:
"Muslims have to be vigilant now, especially the mosques, and I hope the police will increase security"
Muslim Council of Britain, Sir Iqbal Sacranie:
"We are simply appalled and want to express our deepest condolences to the families. These terrorists, these evil peoplewant to demoralise us as a nation and divide us. All of must unite in helping the police to hunt these murderers down."
Chairman of East London Mosque, Dr Mohammed Abdul Bari:
"We're just shocked and horrified by what has happened. I spoke to the congregation at the mosque and tried to calm their fears and told them they must remain vigilant. We have worked together with the communities in the East End for many years and we must continue doing so."
The Bishop of Stepney, Stephen Oliver:
"When something like this happens people are at first afraid, and then people get angry. There's a great deal of speculation in this atmosphere. We are determined that whatever the reaction it is one that unites the different faith communities."
Chief rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks:
"These terrible events have brought home to us the full evil that terror represents. It is not the weapon of the weak against the strong but the rage of the angry against the defenceless and innocent. It is an evil means to an evil end."
Mr Bush: "We will not yield to these terrorists" - he can talk!
Mr Blair: "Whatever they do, it is our determination that they will never succeed in destroying what we hold dear in this country and in other civilised nations throughout the world."
London Mayor, Mr Ken Livingstone:
"They seek to turn Londoners against each other... London will not be divided by this."
Respect Party MP Mr George Galloway:
"Londoners had "paid the price" of the government failing to heed warnings from the security services that attacks on Iraq and Afghanistan would increase the threat of a terrorist attack in the UK."
Latest: Still not known how many people were dead in the No. 30 bus blast (at least 2). Nampaknya yang itu memang suicide bomb!
Up to 40 ppl may have died from the bus explosion. Horrific!