Bodies of a train blast victim is seen at the Mahim station in Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, in this TV grab July 11, 2006.
BOMBAY, India - Eight bombs exploded in first-class compartments of packed Bombay commuter trains Tuesday, killing 147 people and wounding hundreds in a well-coordinated terror attack on the heart of a city that embodies India's global ambitions.
Suspicion quickly fell on Kashmiri militants who have repeatedly carried out nearly simultaneous explosions in attacks on Indian cities, including bombings last year at three markets in New Delhi.
Pakistan, India's rival over the disputed territory of Kashmir, quickly condemned Tuesday's bombings. Even so, India alleges that Pakistan supports the Muslim militants, and analysts said a Kashmiri link to the blasts could slow â€” or perhaps even derail â€” a peace process that has gained momentum between the nuclear rivals over the past several years.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said "terrorists" were behind the attacks, which he called...
If our media is state run, I would sure like to know what state it is that runs them. Its been my observation that they miss no opportunity to show our government in a bad light.
As for the article, lets see, there are so many different groups that bomb innocent civilians the world over. You think it may possibly be connected to Islamic terror? Naa, the Indian government did it so they could spoil the peace talks with Pakistan!
Dee, I made no such deduction. Suggesting culprits & causes in such things is not wrong - you do it yourself (as in calling our media "state-run"). Fanatic conspiracy-theorists do more than speculate like this, their claims are promoted with total intolerance for objectors.