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Posted by on Jul 11, 2006 in At TMV | 20 comments

Terrorism in India (Bombay)

BBC: Blasts rock Mumbai rail network

There have been at least six blasts on commuter trains in the Indian financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay), police say.

It is not yet clear what caused the blasts, which occurred during evening rush hour in the suburbs on the busy Western Railway.

Police told the BBC more than 20 people were wounded in one blast and four or five of these blasts had occurred on local trains.

There have been a number of bomb attacks in Mumbai in recent years…

Mumbai carnage (CNN)
According to CNN at least 15 people were killed

UPDATE: According to CNN there were 7 blasts, at least 40 people were killed and 100+ injured.

NPR just announced that perhaps 100 people were killed.

UPDATE by Michael van der Galien

Also read Armit Varma post (keeps it updated) at India Uncut
and Daniel Berczik (whose daughter is in Bombay)
and
Mumbaibog with the latest reports

UPDATE 2 by Michael van der Galien

CNN now reports that at least 135 have been killed by the attacks.

UPDATE BY HOLLY: BBC says 130 dead and 300+ wounded

BBC: At least 160 people are killed and 460 injured

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