India sotto tiro: attacco terroristico a Mumbai, 20 morti. Questo il primo report di India Today del 13.7.2011 (h16.44):
Terror has struck Mumbai once again killing at least 20 people and injuring many. Two days after the fifth anniversary of the 7/11 serial bombings, three explosions rocked the Maximum city once again.
All the blasts occurred at Mumbai’s crowded market places in the peak rush hour. Now, the Ministry of Home Affairs has confirmed a terror plot behind the blasts.
The explosions occurred at Zaveri Bazar, Dadar and Opera House between 6:45PM and 7PM.
The first blast took place in south Mumbai’s Zaveri Bazaar, near the famous Mumbadevi temple. 15 to 20 people are feared killed in this blast. Four to five cars have been badly damaged.
The second bomb went off in a taxi in Dadar’s Kabutar Khana area. The number of that taxi is MH-43 A 9384. Two people are said to be in the taxi. They have been injured in the blast. Police have also recovered a tiffin box from the area.
The third explosion occurred at the Opera House building next to Pancharatna Diamond Market. The blast took place in the Prasad Chamber of the building.
According to initial reports, at least 100 people were injured in the explosions and all of them have been rushed to the GT Hospital.
All mobile networks have been jammed in the blast areas.
Union Home Secretary Raj Kumar Singh has spoken to the DGP of Maharashtra. An NIA team has been rushed to Mumbai for probe into the serial blasts.
Bomb investigation unit of the NSG and a forensic team of CFSL is also being sent to Mumbai. High alert has been sounded in 14 cities including Delhi, with Delhi Police spokesperson saying, “We are keeping eye on the situation in Mumbai.”
Maharashtra PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal advised people to stay indoors.