Mumbai blasts: Updates
Terror struck Mumbai when serial blasts struck the city reminiscent of the train blasts of July 2006. HT brings you up to date.mumbai Updated: Jul 13, 2011 21:04 IST
*Three low intensity bomb blasts at Dadar, Zaveri Bazar and Opera House.
*Explosions happened between 6:45 pm and 7:15 pm.
*According to Maharashtra CM, at least 13 people have been killed while 81 injured.
*Fire brigade and Mumbai police carrying out rescue operations.
*Teams of state forensic science laboratory at the spot.
*Team from NSG’s National Bomb Data Centre to reach the spots by midnight from Manesar, Haryana.
*The blasts happened two days after the fifth anniversary of the July 11, 2006 serial train blasts and a day after the anti terrorism squad declared arrest of two top Indian Mujahideen operatives.
*Preliminary reports point to Indian Mujahideen imprint.
*Investigators say the intention of triggering the explosions was more to spread panic rather than kill people.
First Published: Jul 13, 2011 20:27 IST