Mumbai blasts: Over 20 killed, 141 injured

Published: July 13, 2011

Plain clothed police surround a vehicle which was damaged at the site of an explosion in the Dadar area. PHOTO: REUTERS

In this photo taken with a mobile phone, injured people lie on a street at the site of an explosion near the Opera House in Mumbai July 13, 2011. PHOTO: REUTERS Plain clothed police surround a vehicle which was damaged at the site of an explosion in the Dadar area. PHOTO: REUTERS Indian police officers look for clues around a car at a bomb blast site in Dadar Kabutarkhana area. PHOTO: AFP Indian police officers look for clues at the blast site in Dadar Kabutarkhana area. PHOTO: AFP A car is seen damaged at the site of a bomb explosion in the Dadar area of Mumbai. PHOTO: REUTERS This NDTV screen grab shows the map of Mumbai, the locations and times at which the three bombs in Mumbai went off. PHOTO: The Express Tribune In this frame grab from Indian television channel Star TV, Indian bystanders and security personnel gather around the wreckage of a vehicle in Mumbai on July 13, 2011, after a suspected bomb blast. PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / HO / STAR TV Screen capture of a car damaged in the blast.

MUMBAI: Three near-simultaneous IED explosions in the Indian city of Mumbai killed over 20 people and injured over 141 on Wednesday evening.
Three blasts occured during the evening rush hour in central and south districts of Mumbai at Opera House, Zaveri Bazaar and Dadar, with the blast at Opera House being the biggest of the three. Officials confirmed that IEDs were used in the attacks.

The blast at Opera House was an IED planted in an umbrella while the one at Zaveri Bazaar was planted in an electric box and the bomb at Dadar was hidden in a scooter.

India had mobilised investigation and forensic teams to determine the nature and origin of the blasts.

No official chose to speculate over the perpetrators of the attacks.

Condemnation poured in from around the world, including Pakistan, US and the UK.

End of live updates:

11:00pm

Britain joined the US and Pakistan in condemning the Mumbai blasts as “deplorable acts of terrorism.”

Foreign Secretary William Hague in a statement said:

“I send my deepest condolences to all those who have lost relatives or been injured in the bomb blasts in Mumbai,” it said .”These were deplorable acts of terrorism. The UK stands firmly with India in the face of such atrocities.”

“We are committed to working with the Indian government and our allies and partners to combat the threat from terrorism in all its forms.”

He said a Foreign Office team was in Mumbai to support any British nationals who may have been caught up in the attacks.

A spokesman added investigations were at an early stage and it was unclear whether any Britons were involved.

10:30pm

A circulating Google document containing updated information about police stations, hospitals and what type blood is needed in emergency rooms is helping people in Mumbai.

10:15pm

Chidambaram in a statement says that police are reviewing CCTV footage from the blast sites.

10:05pm

US President Barack Obama condemned the “outrageous” attacks in Mumbai after three simultaneous blasts.

He said: “I strongly condemn the outrageous attacks in Mumbai and my thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and those who have lost loved ones.”

Obama said the US government: “continues to monitor the situation, including the safety and security of our citizens” adding that “India is a close friend and partner of the United States,” and that “the American people will stand with the Indian people in times of trial, and we will offer support to India’s efforts to bring the perpetrators of these terrible crimes to justice.”

10:00pm

The Indian PM, Manmohan Singh has issued a short statement in which he has directed the Maharashtra Chief Minister to provide all possible relief to the injured and families of the deceased.

He also directed the Home Minister to provide all possible expert assistance to the state of Maharashtra.

Singh urged the people of Mumbai and of the state of Maharashtra to observe calm and stand united.

9:45pm

Eyewitnesses and officials say that motorcycles and scooters used in attacks.

A timeline of terror attacks in Mumbai can be read here.

9:30pm

Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan and the Indian Home Ministry confirmed that the death toll has risen to 20, injured still at 113. He told Indian media that most of the casualties resulted from the blasts at Zaveri Bazaar and the Opera House.

The chief minister is also due to visit the JJ hospital where most of the injured have been brought.

Streets in Mumbai now deserted after a heavy downpour and police urging people to return to their homes.

Pakistani ambassador to US, Husain Haqqani tweeted:

husainhaqqani

Latest tragedy in #Mumbai is horrifying. R heart goes out 2 the victims, their families & friends.

9:10pm

According to Times of India, the communication network has been jammed. People are unable to get through phone lines in the city.

All Indian states have been put on high alert.

8:53pm

Prithviraj Chavan, the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Maharashtra said that police and other sources had confirmed to him that 13 people have been killed in the blast and 81 people have been injured.

He said that the blasts occurred between 6:40pm and 7:04pm. Chavan said that of the three blasts, the blast at Opera House was the most powerful.

He declined to ‘speculate’ about those behind the attack saying:

“this is an attack on Mumbai, and people are facing a new threat.  But I would not like to speculate on who was involved in the attacks, this will be revealed by the forensic and investigation teams.”

Chavan added that police was still searching for other bombs that may have been planted.

Arup Patnaik, Mumbai’s police commissioner told local television that an improvised explosive device (IED) was put inside an umbrella at Zaveri Bazaar, one of the three blast sites, reports Reuters.

8:31pm

The entire Mumbai city has been sealed off, curfew imposed.

Indian Home Minister Chidhambaram says that at least 10 people are dead and 54 people have been injured. Injured and death toll could rise.

Chidambaram says that they do not have any information of any other blast or threat apart from the three blasts.

Home Minister has urged people to remain calm and maintain peace. He says that there will be a statement every two hours.

8:20pm

Television footage from CNN-IBN television channel showed debris of twisted metal, motorbikes and cars severely damaged at one suspected blast site, reports Reuters.

Police have cordoned off the blast site and sent in sniffer dogs to examine the area, reports Reuters.

MP of South Mumbai tells NDTV – avoid rumour mongering, avoid messages that spread communal discontent.

8:15pm

At least 100 people has been wounded in the near-simultaneous blasts, the Indian home secretary has confirmed.

8:05pm

A minister in the Maharashtra state government, Chhagan Bhujbal, told reporters that all three explosions had targeted busy areas of Mumbai, including a wholesale gold market, AFP reports.

“It is clear that that the attackers wanted to hurt as many as people as possible. Many people are injured,” Bhujpal said.

Federal Home Secretary R.K. Singh told Times Now television he could confirm two deaths and 100 injured people.

The Indian Home Ministry has termed the blasts as terror attacks, AFP reports.

Mumbai Police and Home ministry are zeroing in on Indian Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba as possible suspects in the attacks.

Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram is conducting a high level meeting.

Emergency Phone Numbers:

Mumbai Police Main Control Room 100

22621855, 22621983

22625020, 22641449

22620111, ext. 100, 22633319

7:50pm

President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have condemned the blasts in Mumbai and expressed sympathy with the Indian Leadership on loss of lives and property.

Indian Home Secretary says at least 60 people have been injured.

Police and fire brigade have reached the spot and non-residents banned from entering the area.

Soutik Biswas reports for BBC News, New Delhi:

The choice of locations makes it clear that the blasts were intended to cause maximum casualties. But early footage of one of the blast sites – a ripped-off cover of a bus shelter and a car with its glass shattered – points to a medium-level and possibly crude explosion.

The blasts have been identified as improvised explosive devices, reports Indian media.

7:40pm

The blasts have taken place in strongholds of Shiv Sena with a large population of gujratis, reports NDTV.

Indian Home Ministry has confirmed the blasts.

The BBC reports “The blasts coincide with the birthday of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed nearly 170 people”.

7:33pm

Police is searching for unexploded bombs.

Four people have been killed in Zaveri Bazaar. The bomb was planted in an electric box.

Blast in Dadar west took place in a car. The license plate number of the car is MH 43 A 9384.

7:25pm

Indian media reports 10 killed in the blasts.

According to the police, two blasts took place in the south Mumbai and while one was in central Mumbai.

The markets where the blasts occured were filled with shoppers at the time of the blasts.

NIA team has been rushed to Mumbai, reports NDTV.

7:15pm

According to International Business Times, four people have been killed in the Zaveri bazaar blast.

Traffic in Mumbai has come to a standstill due to panic in the streets.

7:11pm

No deaths have been reported so far.

All injured are taken to the hospitals.

The blasts are reportedly of low intensity.

7:06pm

At least 15 people have been injured in the explosion.

Red alert has been issued in all major cities of India.

According to CNN-IBN, the blasts have occurred in Dadar, Opera House and Zaveri Bazar areas.

6:54pm

The blasts have occurred in Mumbai’s Opera House and Kabootarkhana.

Indian media reports that the explosion could have been a car bomb.

At least 13 people have been injured in the attacks.

Reader Comments (127)

  • Amer
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:05PM

    Being a Pakistani, all of our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Mumbai at this moment. I really hope this doesn’t turn into another 11/26 episode.

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  • saeed
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:07PM

    Indian Mujahadin and SIMI is still active in india…thats the result of Gujrat riots, babri masjid..malegaon blasts..makkah masjid blasts..over the time Indian muslims youths have created alot of groups like that..extremisam is also very wide spread acroos india due to there discimination against muslims..Riaz bhatkal from karnatka is one of the pioneers of indian mujahidins…there is alot that is not known to a common man regarding these groups in india as all of them are totally indegenioulsy grown up after all the attrocities agaisnt muslims…

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Mujahideen

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  • Paras Vikmani
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:10PM

    RIP

    :((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((

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  • saeed
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:11PM

    It is suspected that these are the major leaders of the Indian Mujahideen group.[9]

    Abdus Subhan Qureshi Alias Tauqeer, 36, sought: A software engineer from Mumbai. An expert in bomb-making and is an expert hacker.

    Safdar Nagori, 38, under arrest: Architect the transformation from SIMI to Indian Mujahideen.

    Mufti Abu Bashir, 28, ,under arrest: A preacher from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

    Qayamuddin Kapadia, 28, under arrest : A trader of Vadodara, he started the first-ever mosque of the Ahle Hadis Tanzeem in Vadodara a few years ago.

    Sajid Mansuri, 35, under arrest: A graduate in psychology and formerly a marketing executive.

    Usman Agarbattiwala, sought, 25: A PG diploma holder from Vadodara in human rights

    Alamzeb Afridi, 24, sought: A jobless youth from Ahmedabad. He purchased bicycles and then planted them in Ahmedabad after tying bombs.

    Abdul Razik Mansuri, 27, sought: An embroidery unit owner.

    Mujib Shaikh, 25, sought: A stone polishing artisan.

    Zahid Shaikh, 27, sought: A mobile phone repair shop owner from Ahmedabad.

    Amil Parwaz, sought: A native of Ujjain. Believed to be involved in the court bomb blasts in Uttar Pradesh in November 2007.

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  • Incredible
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:15PM

    I HOPE and PRAY that Pakistan is not involved in this because that will be the final nail in their coffin.

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  • hahhahah
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:16PM

    its high india should stop supporting terrorism across pakistan and get itself out of afghanistan. Do something good for the peace across the region than supporting terror groups

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  • Screw Saeed
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:16PM

    pls have some shame at least! people have just died.

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  • antony
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:20PM

    @saeed, All so called attrocities against muslims warrants bomb blasts where innocent muslim kid,woman along with other religious innocent people should die is it ?..Shame on you to intelligently insert a reason in your write up .. IF your family is affected you would not have cited terrorists reasons to bomb innocents.

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  • Jul 13, 2011 - 7:20PM

    @saeed! Wow, didnt take long for the conspiracy theories to come out, even before anyone had accused anyone of the attacks

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  • Ali
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:23PM

    Agree with Amer, thoughts go out to the people affected. Hopefully, the backlash will not be similar to that of the previous occasion.Recommend

  • Cautious
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:23PM

    The BBC reports “The blasts coincide with the birthday of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed nearly 170 people” – it would appear that the strategic assets of Pakistan are not happy about the upcoming peace talks.

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  • Ali
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:23PM

    haha Tribune fact check please! the 7/11 attacks you are referring to is actually 7th of November not 11th of July!

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  • antony
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:27PM

    Christian temples in orissa was demolished and many christians were killed in Orissa ,bihar over communal violence .But do we see them counting the death and taking vengence against innocent indians in delhi ,mumbai or anywhere ..@Saeed post shows if you have grievance you can kill any innocent and is justified in muslim’s mind.

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  • hamza khan
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:28PM

    condemnable.

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  • hassan
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:29PM

    By the way, today is the birthday of Kasab.

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  • hahhahah
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:33PM

    My heart goes out to the people injured and prays for them

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  • Rajeev Suri
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:35PM

    @Amer: Thank you Amer, very kind of you – the good wishes of people like you will thwart the evil machinations of the people who engineered the blasts, hoping to create hatred amongst our nations.

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  • Indian
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:40PM

    @Cautious….why don’t you change your name to ‘conspiracy theorist’? People have died and you are obsessed with Pakistan and Kasab. SHame on you

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  • Arsalan J. Sheikh
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:40PM

    Thoughts and prayers with the families of those affected by the blast. There is no place in any heaven for people who commit such attacks on innocent civilians.

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  • Tahir
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:46PM

    Why dont we get live updates for Pakistan blasts?

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  • kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:47PM

    killlllllll allll those who are responsible for thisssss,

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  • Fahad Raza
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:48PM

    @Incredible:
    Yeah yeah right ,,, the same drill again..I wont be surprised to see indian cliam this.. but after 2,3 years they will find someone of their own.

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  • Muhammad
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:48PM

    Its very sad to see these types of events, wherever they happen. My prayers are with those, who have suffered and lost their lives. Sad to see the news everyday, more bad ones then the good ones.

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  • Baba Jee
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:49PM

    Pray for people dying on both sides of the Border… All who die are human… No one wins, Humanity Losses!

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  • Rajeev Suri
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:51PM

    @saeed: There is no discrimination against Muslims in India. The fact that we have had Presidents, Chief Justices, an endless list of the top bureaucrats in the government of India, leaders of business and industry, and so on, all bear testimony to this fact. There are misguided youth in all countries, and India too has a fair share, but to ascribe it to discrimination would be patently wrong. India is very proud of its secular credentials, and Indians will do there utmost to nurture and protect this fundamental nature of Indian society.

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  • Affuma
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:52PM

    It can’t be turned into 11/26 as the bomb was planted in one car, it can be a murder attack who knows

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  • Bhola
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:53PM

    This is wrong and condemnable to the highest degree!!

    We feel for the innocent people killed and stand by India on this hour of grief :-(

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  • Word Life
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:53PM

    RIP to the people who lost their lives

    This seems like failure of Indian Security Forces

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  • Mr. Nobody
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:54PM

    nobody should point fingers before entire information is out.

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  • Shabbir Baloch
    Jul 13, 2011 - 7:59PM

    (its response to arrest of Rao)The Mumbai police are turning the heat on fugitive gangster Chhota Rajan’s aides. On Tuesday, sleuths from the Mumbai crime branch arrested D K Rao, one of Rajan’s most trusted lieutenants. (hope india wont blame on Pak)

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  • antony
    Jul 13, 2011 - 8:17PM

    @saeed, Your comments bring hatred about one community in india from another peaceful community in india though in minority..Think about another tit for tat community in india which is also the majority on what they would do when you justify the terrorist bombings..You are a having these thoughts and these terrorists grow on these thoughts and implement it .thats the difference. Honestly world will be a better place if your kind of thought process is totally eliminated.

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  • Jul 13, 2011 - 8:19PM

    The pattern is clear whenever there are chances of any thaw in Indo-Pak relations the vested interests will ensure that these types of incidents take place so that the peace process is derailed

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  • Rajeev Suri
    Jul 13, 2011 - 8:20PM

    We’ve been through such acts of terrorism before, as you have, in Pakistan. Both countries are now mature enough to know such acts are aimed at provoking a reaction and inciting war between our countries.Sorry Mr terrorist, whoever you are, or whichever organisation you are, you will NOT succeed in your narrow minded objective. Indian and Pakistani people want friendship, peace and progress, and nothing shall prevent us from moving toward this objective. Your days are numbered Mr Terrorist, there are no takers for your brand of activity, you will be unemployed shortly, and you’d need to look for another profession !!

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  • mkd
    Jul 13, 2011 - 8:25PM

    Can please stop finger-pointing and chest thumping for a moment, PLEASE.
    People are dying.

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  • Incredible
    Jul 13, 2011 - 8:31PM

    @hahhahah
    Is Afghanstan part of Pakistan? Silly.

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  • Jul 13, 2011 - 8:42PM

    GOD! this is deeply saddening, cant express my utter horror!

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  • Amin Yasin
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:03PM

    i know its sad but we pakistanis are used to this now…numb on this subject but for some reason tribune has never covered a bomb blast like this before…they are updating faster then indians on this…

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  • AK
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:05PM

    Terrorism has the ability to thrive in India, as the security failures have repeatedly shown. India can become a terror hub if such incidents continue

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  • BruteForce
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:09PM

    Whosoever said that the Hindu extremism is the greatest threat is dead wrong.

    While every attack is a condemnable, we have to give credit to the authorities in India that there was not a single Terror incident for a long time.

    Mumbai represents the vibrancy of India, where the Khans of Bollywood rule, where the Ambanis of the Business World live, where the poorest of the poor go to find a better life. Terrorists have no idea how strong the idea of India is or how strong the people of Mumbai are.

    I am sure a Mumbaikar will go to office tomorrow and work even harder. That is the best way to deter Terrorists.

    We will not lose at any cost, we will come after you. Recommend

  • zohaib
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:10PM

    May Allah keeps them all safe, :( why these people dont know there is something called “humanity”

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  • Zeeshan
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:19PM

    Chalo ji..

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  • saeed
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:23PM

    @Suri I am with you on that..My previous comment never praised the terrorist attack..all I did was to point towards tha facts and reality which COULD BE behind this act..As we pakistanis are suffering from extremisam we know there could not be any reason for attacking inoocent..what I mentioned was the fact or the basis these people carry out these attacks.As paksitanis have to introspect and work towards the issues who have redicalised the part of our society.. so do indians have to see that why your own people like indian mujahedeen and simi keep attacking you..I just pointed towards the would be root cause of it..I never praised or will never do so..no pakistani will wish any think like we are facing to any one else..May ALLAH bring peace to South asia and the world..

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  • Faraz
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:26PM

    Sad.

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  • Sam
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:31PM

    I request the indians to also condole with us when we have drone deaths-and publish live updates!
    we are humans too

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  • ER
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:39PM

    more innocent, non-combatant civilians … how hard must be the conscience & heart of who can do thisRecommend

  • Kanishka
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:42PM

    @Saeed…

    You mean to say there was no Islamic Terrorism in India before Babri Masjid??

    Check the statistics and you will see that from Kashmir to Kanyakumari Islamic terror was always there in India, it only went Hi-Tech with ISI help…

    And NEVER FOOL YOURSELF and GENERAL MUSLIMS by giveing excuse:

    Mistreatment to Muslims = Terror

    In that case :

    Kashmiri Hindus should have become terrorists
    Tibetian Buddhists should have become terrorists
    Jews should be blowing themselves up in Germany..
    Nigerian Christians should have become terrorists
    Pakistani Christians and Hindus would have become terrorists too
    Pakistani Ahmediayas would also be blowing themselves up in every corner of Pak
    Bangladeshi Hindus too
    Indonesian Ahmediya and Hindus as well
    Malaysian Hindus should as well think about it
    Shias and SUFIS of Pakistan also have a strong reason to become terrorists…

    Point is that, Most Muslims have NO COMMITEMENT TO PEACE…….At the drop of a hat you would take up arms and you have many who logistically and politically support you also…

    While people of other communities are progressive and let the governments take care of violence and law and order situation, the muslims start taking up arms…

    It will eventually be detrimental to Muslims and Islam only…Others will prosper while you will become backwars, will live in caves and be hunted down like Osama bin Laden …
    choose your own destiny….

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  • R S JOHAR
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:44PM

    Hope ISI and LeT are not involved otherwise reprecussions would be severe this time.

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  • hahhahah
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:45PM

    @Sam : Indians laugh and celebrate when someone causes terror across Pakistan, while we still have a backbone to mourn the deaths because any human loss of life is loss of humanity. But indians wouldnt learn this , they just love it when we get hurt in any way. Total losers i have to say !!!!

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  • Tanu Kamra
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:46PM

    My prayers are with those, who have suffered and lost their lives. Sad to see the news everyday, more bad ones then the good ones.

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  • Ali
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:46PM

    why so much coverage..more people die in drone attacks and in karachi on a daily basis..does the indian of international media covers that…no…

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  • Ummi Khann
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:52PM

    guys.. is this some Indian newspaper or Pakistani.. Y should we bother so much about some people being killed in India,, While in our own country dozens r killed on daily basis, but such coverage is never given. Yesterday 61 Innocent tribal Pakhtoons were killed by USA terrorist Drones & no one bothers to show any concern… Such a bloody double standards on the blood on its own countrymen..

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  • Incredible
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:53PM

    @Fahad Raza

    If India realises that it was carried out by Indians, it will come out with the truth and guilty will be punished. But in Pakistan, just the opposite. PLEASE come out from your caves.

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  • Birbal
    Jul 13, 2011 - 9:55PM

    Any comment about discrimination against Muslims in India is blasphemy on the social fabric of India. We had muslim presidents. Many BharatRatna’s happen to be muslims. Many business leaders are muslims. Bollywood has produced many legends who happen to be muslims. In my office , i have a muslim boss. My uncle married a muslim and their children follow both relegions. Our schools teach about all relegions. I know the basic tenents of Islam and Christanity. Having said that , I wonder if a Hindu or a Christian can ever be a president of Pakistan ? Can a Pakistani live with a Hindu or a Christian President or PM ? Not for my sake or for that matter anybody’s sake , just think about it for your own sake. Ask your consiousness ?

    There will be friction when two civilizations rub against each other. An humans, we need to understand each other and live. Humans need to evolve. Religion is a ladder / road / path that helps humans to reach God. Just because my path differs from yours , does not make me in-human. The destination is the same. At the end , we all get merged with the elements, with god.
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  • Ammar
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:08PM

    shame on those cowards who target innocent people for whatever reason. We as Pakistanies feel the same pain as our indian brothers because these incidents are very common in our beloved country. Unfortunately value of human life is very little. I hope we see some good developments in near future.

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  • indian
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:12PM

    where is dogvijay and rahul?? busy in making new stories?????????????

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  • harkol
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:17PM

    @Saeed

    That’s a totally silly explanation for a complex problem. If Islamic terror in India by IM & SIMI etc. are result of oppression of Muslims, then why Islamic terror is much bigger problem within Pakistan? Are they oppressed as well?

    It is a myth that Oppression leads to terrorism. If so, then Pakistan would’ve had Hindu terror. Hindus were 18% of Pakistan in 1947 and are 1% today. Pakistan has systematic policy of denial of equal rights, Blasphemy laws etc.. However, they aren’t picking the guns!

    Also, how do you explain the terror by some Hindu groups in India which have been blamed for Samjautha Blast? They were oppressed as well??

    Terrorists are a result of a systematic brainwashing, training and support network. Terrorism exists in all societies to some extent, but it becomes a menace only when there is a support infrastructure that sustains it. India’s problem with Pakistan is such large infrastructure of terror (not some isolated terror attack).

    Mosquitoes don’t breed in isolation, they breed in swamps. Pakistan should clean its swamps.

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  • terezx
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:18PM

    @saeed

    Indian mujahideen and SIMI have same agendas as taliban have in india!!

    in todays world extremist islamists fight and kill innocent moderate muslims, and other people depending upon the place !!

    SIMI and Indian mujahideen wants to make india to an islamic republic!!

    Do you get it now !!

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  • shaanu
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:18PM

    enemies are among us, realize it, destroy them

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  • Asif Butt
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:20PM

    @Rajeev Suri:

    If every Indian starts thinking like you , then we can dramatically change & make history….

    Let me remind everyone that a terrorist is neither Muslim nor Hindu

    A terrorist is a cancer to humanity. And it needs to be operated and eradicated…

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  • neel
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:22PM

    Sad at what happened………..

    We bleed with our brothers and sisters…………

    We will just be more strong and united

    more power to my nation. May god bless my India.

    PS: we wish Pakistan all the best in tackling extremism. hope people on both side of border live in calm

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  • Shahid
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:23PM

    FROM PAKISTAN: My heartfelt condolences go out to the families of people who hav lost their lives today and I urge everyone to please stop the blame game and tackle terrorism with more wise approach.

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  • antony
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:30PM

    @sam, But drone attack victims seen to be holding ak47 just before black smoke billows as seen in many many live leak drone videos .Compare it to Mumbai victims at the best will be holding walking sticks.or pointed umbrellas

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  • Dharmesh Bajpai
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:42PM

    Leaving late from office, taking train route via Dadar. Everything seems to be a calm, cud see family crowd at Dadar stn boarding long distance train. What a way to beat Terrorism.God bless Mumbai.

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  • robby
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:45PM

    Hell with the all top Indian politician still playing with words only. I personally salute to OBAMA who made victory against terrorism (Osama in Pakistan shoot). Mr. Manmohan singh please learn something from other and perform your job responsibilities. Dont just live behind a lady and Dont be a puppet too.

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  • sundar
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:55PM

    I understand a normal Pakistani citizen is nothing to do with these blasts. I am not not going to speculate now since this is a time of mourning. Somebody may want to through a wrench in the peace talks. I urge people on both the sides of the border to avoid giving provocative comments, please and I request the moderator to make it happen.

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  • goggi
    Jul 13, 2011 - 10:56PM

    Really amazing how my country people sympathise these blasts with Indians, whereas I read mocking and hatred-filled comments from most of Indians when we have much more devastating calamities in our country. All my tears are reserved for the innocent victims of blasts and suicide bombers in my beloved Pakistan.Recommend

  • Mustafa
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:00PM

    @saeed:

    Did they call you and told you all that? don’t act a stupid friend’s play!

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  • Saad Durrani
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:09PM

    @Ali:
    Tribune has a lot of American-styled text. 7/11 or 11/7… whatever you write. It would not reduce the pain of Mumbai.

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  • Riaz
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:12PM

    Its happening in the city where macho men like Sunny Deol, Dharmendar and Sunil Shetty live.

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  • zeeee
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:32PM

    I really condemn these terror attacks.

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  • AnAmerican
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:44PM

    @BruteForce:

    You say you will work even harder tomorrow. I love your and admire your attitude. How different it is from that of Pakistanis.

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  • ASLAM KHAN
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:46PM

    Dying throes of a discredited and essentially short-sighted ideology. More such attacks,and there will be greater loss of any public support for these so called ‘Jihadi’ groups. Say what you will, ordinary people are not murderers. Changing attitude of the intelligent Indian and Pakistanis will be the final nails in the coffin of this monster. They know it and this is a show of desperation. Dread the curses of the innocent who are orphaned and left destitute; I fear Allah’s wrath when I meet him with the blood of innocents on my hands. There cannot be any justification for murder. Period.

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  • Faraz
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:49PM

    @hassan:

    It is not his bday. You can check news reports and wiki for confirmation.

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  • Mani Mukesh
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:51PM

    This is to create bad relations between india and pakistan. To blaim Muslims for this act.

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  • irfan
    Jul 13, 2011 - 11:52PM

    RIP

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  • AnAmerican
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:28AM

    @Sam:
    No need for condolences for drone dead. Most of them are militants. Even the Pakistani army chief has admitted that. USA has stepped up the number of drone attacks and there is nothing the Pakistanis can do about it except cry.

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  • buttjee
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:39AM

    First of all I would like to condemn this act of terrorism in the strongest possible words. The perpetrators of this ghastly act deserve to be given exemplary punishment. We know the pain and sufferings of the bereaved families and have all the sympathies with them. Previously whenever there was First of all I strongly condemn the loss of innocent lives in Mumbai. The perpetrators of this any incident of terrorism in India, immediately Pakistan used to be blamed. This time again without waiting for the results of the police investigations has started blaming Pakistan. The point to ponder is that Pakistan has nothing to gain from such incidents. At this moment Pakistan and India are making sincere efforts to improve their relations and there is no such possibility of any Pakistani involvement. According to my analysis, it could be Indian intelligence who could stage a drama to malign Pakistan, particularly when the US-Pakistan relations are deteriorating. US could be another party which could benefit from the situation developing as a result of these explosions. US has offered its assistance to India for bringing the perpetrators to justice. US voluntarily wants to play a role in the investigations. As a result of this investigation US can some how establish some linkage with some Pakistani group. In my opinion improvement of relations between India and Pakistan does not fit in well within the US strategy for this region. I have a number of reasons to support this argument. Secondly by linking this terrorist attack with Pakistan US will have a plausible excuse to stop Civil Sector Aid under Kerry – Lugar Bill which is an impending step after the stoppage of military aid to Pakistan. Pakistan should therefore be prepared to tackle these unfortunate but likely developments.

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  • American
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:44AM

    India has to take action like we and our Government is doing for the safety of their citizen. Talking and Blame does not give you safety. Only action action and action.

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  • gunjan
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:45AM

    @saeed and other muslims:
    you guys or your brothers, most likely funded by you, actually planted the bomb just outside a school. Fortunately, last school bus left minutes ago. Are you really humane?

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  • Gheeli _Chaddi
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:48AM

    R.I.P……………

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  • Sher
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:57AM

    @incredible. Wat a foolish question that was. Its a fact that india is sponsrin terror through afghanistan, so they should stop it and be a good boy and india should also the atrocities in kashmir, atrocities commited by india are reported by Amnisty International. Nw about mumbai blast, we condemn this act, who ever killed innocent people is coward. Its strange, there was peace in south asia bt since US has cum to afghanistan, we could only read the word peace but cannot see peace. I wish for peace. Luv u peace, whr r u peace?
    It was said many many years ago that a war wil start in this region n den it wil cover the whole region, if we luk, war startd in afghanistan n nw it has covered pakistan, nw seems like its goin to cover india,
    I am a muslim n whn i meet sum1 i say salam alay kum(means peace be on u) I hope for peace in south asia.Recommend

  • RandyJ
    Jul 14, 2011 - 1:04AM

    India trained and nurtured the Tamil tigers who developed the modern suicide belt and car bombs. The ‘techniques’ of the insane tigers are being copied all over the world, now, for terror, as in this instance. It is very difficult to prevent suicide belt or car bomb terrorism, and India needs to look at Sri Lanka on how they decimated this manic outfit.

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  • MilesToGo
    Jul 14, 2011 - 1:55AM

    Two comments that give me courage and inspiration –

    a) we need to protest to the government for increased security
    b) we will work harder from tomorrow

    Islamic barbarism will not defeat us, it will not distract us from joining the rest of the world in terms of technological and economic progress.

    We will not be dragged down that easily.

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  • Jamshed
    Jul 14, 2011 - 2:00AM

    India should have sent the revised list of wanted as soon as possible, we would have taken care off them. But ..

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  • Bala
    Jul 14, 2011 - 2:07AM

    Thanks for all the pakistanis who said and think this bombing of civilians is wrong. We(Indians) appreciate it, may the “rational moderate” pakistanis tribe grow. As far as the pakistani terror fundamentalists are concerned – India is very very big – as a country, as a people, as an economy ..in a lot of sense. We can easily take these terror attacks into out stride and we will go about doing our business – that is to improve our lives, share our lives with other follow indians …try our best to liveup to the ideals and idea of India. And we will keep saying to you — You cannot beat us ever, why don;t you join us in the path of development , co-exsistence and growth?

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  • XX
    Jul 14, 2011 - 2:50AM

    I hope this isn’t another CIA/Mossad orchestrated attack to lay grounds for assault on Pakistan.
    If you don’t know what I’m talking about, look up David Headley’s links with the CIA and Mossad.

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  • Faction
    Jul 14, 2011 - 2:56AM

    @Ummi Khann:
    When America starts droning bus stops and shopping malls, then you can make a comparison with your Islamic terrorist heroes!

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  • Max
    Jul 14, 2011 - 3:37AM

    Shame on fools like you who are arguing over deaths of so many people. @hahhahah: get your dirty mind cleared nobody laughs when ppl die in Pak. It is Govt. failure in your country and india as well

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  • vasan
    Jul 14, 2011 - 5:54AM

    Thanks fellow bloggers, Pakistanis,Indians and the rest for your messages of consolation and shared sympathies. We will nail down the animals responsible and send them to hell.

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  • Sanjay, MUmbai
    Jul 14, 2011 - 6:05AM

    One more act of cowardice ..innocent people are killed by sick minded , animals..who never dare to come out in open and fight elections, but are hiding behind masks and pseudonyms etc. Such barbaric act best fitting the animals of jungle raj..these animals living in stone age , have no respect for civility or human kind. they can go to any extent to justify their act of cowardice. People of Mumbai will not get bogged down by such acts of cowardice of barbarians.

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  • Pragmatist
    Jul 14, 2011 - 6:38AM

    If the ISI and LeT are complicit, I hope the consequences are severe. I think “talking” only goes so far.

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  • foruchandan
    Jul 14, 2011 - 7:18AM

    is not the decision of so called Pak leaders who tried to establish the strategic intrests in india and pakisthan joined Bush and created this menace…if you have guts do something in your country…

    i always feel sad for pakis because they are sufferring because of the idiocity of some major…

    i hope they get a decent peaceful and prosperious life…

    but whatever we Indians say, its not acceptable to u…if u want to be hunted down, dont want our friendship..what else can we do….even when we understand your concerns..you never understand ours…just because we are big, should the size be used against us…hopefully when you guys learn to appreciate the help and concern..we would also join u in all earnest..i am a southindian, i think we are no where similar to you..but still we want you to grow and prosper..but our concern is when u grow, then u start threatening everyone…thats our concern

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  • My Name is Khan
    Jul 14, 2011 - 7:24AM

    @ Ummi Khann – your comment is the center of what makes us Pakistanis look bad. We run to defend terrorists being killed but don’t give a damn when terrorists kill. Will you, Imran Khan, Zaid Hamid, and the rest of the ghariat brigade please grow a heart and a brain?

    My condolences to those who have lost family members or friends in Mumbai. This is tragic. We must end terrorism in all forms. It has killed too many Indians and Pakistanis. Us normal, rational, open minded people have suffered at the hands of these barbarians.

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  • Jul 14, 2011 - 7:48AM

    @Ummi Khann: You are right innocent deaths everywhere must be condemned

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  • Naveed Shaikh
    Jul 14, 2011 - 8:06AM

    As every day goes by the image of Pakistan goes down the sewer. We cannot make iPhones but we are No 1 for making enemies. I hope I am wrong but I think our super duper ISI is involved in this.

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  • maestro
    Jul 14, 2011 - 8:35AM

    As a Pakistani I offer my deepest condolences and sympathy for our brothers and sisters in India and I pray to God that no Pakistani was involved in this shameful act. May God rid us all of this evil menace once and for all soon. Ameen.

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  • tanvir mughal
    Jul 14, 2011 - 8:37AM

    the terrorist have no religion ,we should condemned all these negative activities which create destabilization in the region,it is also not fair that to killed innocent people because no one have right to kill innocent without any reason.

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  • Jul 14, 2011 - 8:39AM

    Who cares about the details of nationality. If it involves attacks like this it’s all the same. I’ve yet to hear about two different groups of them clashing and doing the same things to each other. Regardless of race, religion, motive and nationality, the only detail that requires attention is to how to get rid of them.

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  • Rajeev Suri
    Jul 14, 2011 - 8:46AM

    @Asif Butt:

    Long journey’s begin with the first step !! Pakistan and India are brothers who got separated in 1947, and our leaders lacking dynamic statesmanship, chose to wage war, rather than steer our relationship towards friendship and progress. We are all tired of warmongering and saber rattling, and have seen the game of our military and political class who wish to keep us in a permanent state of hostility, for their own narrow gains.

    However, the good news is change is on the horizon – people want friendship, not war, trade and business development, cultural exchanges, tourism and so on….It is people like you and me that will overcome borders, visas, military to transcend hate and anger, which is basically directed to the establishments, and not the people.

    We shall overcome !!

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  • maestro
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:12AM

    @Bala:
    Please accept my deepest condolences for this evil and shameful act, as a Pakistani. We see these events daily here and completely understand the suffering your nation must be going through today. May God rid India, Pak and the rest of the world of this menace and yes, let us all grow together in peace, harmony and build our futures together.

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  • hmmmmmmm
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:14AM

    @hahhahah

    Indians laugh and celebrate when
    someone causes terror across Pakistan
    ,
    while we still have a backbone to
    mourn the deaths because any human
    loss of life is loss of humanity. But
    indians wouldnt learn this , they just
    love it when we get hurt in any way.
    Total losers i have to say !!!!

    its not like that, laugh at pakistan’s condition,- that is comparing the purpose of creation of those terrorist groups, and their work. and laughing @ blindly blaming indians for each and every such situations in pakistan,. no need to fly just coz of this.

    @sam

    I request the indians to also condole
    with us when we have drone deaths-and
    publish live updates! we are humans
    too

    what you mean by drone death, civilian or militants,?? what is the need for sympathizing aftr seeing militant deaths?? yaa, we all are human, condolence is not only a procedure, its a feeling also, and we would be as you say if there was no Mumbai attack , if there was justice from pakistani side after that. if there was no LeT, other terrorist groups that aiming India, supported by pakistan or no action from pakistan condition, if there were sincere movement from pakistan side to destroy all these terrorist groups within it. because we cannot forget Mumbai attack, parliament attack. comments made by you seems like you just wanna show that you have bigger heart than Indians.
    anyway thank you for ur condolence if that is from your big heart.

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  • maestro
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:18AM

    @Rajeev Suri:

    The majority of Pakistanis today are saddened by the shameful acts in Mumbai. We will not let this tiny minority of brainwashed zealots scare us and I hope our Indian friends understand that these same insane elements are doing this everyday here in Pakistan. And the foreign secretaries of India and Pak are supposed to meet in a few days. Take a wild guess on the timing of this act. Whenever, we start talking, someone causes trouble. There is some power that does not want us to be friends even though the people of both countries are dying to become true friends. May peace prevail and these evil people go to hell!!

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  • ashok sai
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:27AM

    26/11 made me sleepless for a week and this one revives those memories. The whole of India is with Mumbai and those affected families, 1.2 billion people behind you. I assure, we will have the last laugh !

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  • Mirza
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:28AM

    There are times that one is at a loss for words. Mere words cannot express the sadness and horror that I fell at these cowardly attacks on innocent civilians of Mumbai. These blasts were cold blooded murders of as many civilians as possible in the rush hours.
    Only a day ago, I wrote in this very paper that the Indians should be warm and more receptive to the peace talks between Pakistan and India. I wanted India to behave like an elder brother (a bigger man) and more cognizant of the limitations of Pakistani civilian govt. When I heard this news I simply went into depression and could not write anything for a while.
    Mere words cannot heal the fresh wounds; however, it is all that I can sincerely offer to my Indian neighbors. I am sorry and hope that the deceased rest in peace and my prayers for their families, for whatever they are worth.

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  • syed Imran
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:48AM

    The Americans in conivance with India will now try to blame Pakistan-GOD FORBID

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  • Naveed
    Jul 14, 2011 - 10:11AM

    one thing is more than evident now …..given ISI’s current preoccupation, it is impossible that it would plan and execute such a gory act….the intel agency is tied up with its relations with the US and is working on a PR betterment strategy within the country. with the blasts coinciding with Kasab’s birthday…it also gives strong impetus that the Mumbai attack last year were indigenous homegrown acts from within India.

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  • harkol
    Jul 14, 2011 - 10:24AM

    @buttjee

    You say investigators in Mumbai blamed Pakistan soon after blast? What are your sources?

    There hasn’t been a single accusation of the kind, neither did police of govt. confirm it was indeed a terror attack till about late night. All that we hear this morning is confirmation that it is a Terror attack and they are suspecting it may be IM or LeT (as they are usual suspects by their past record). Mind you that is only ‘suspicion’ not accusation.

    Unless you think LeT = Pakistan, you are entirely on wrong path!! Neverthless, it may be more useful for you to see the compelling evidence that has emerged of the Pakistan establishment’s involvement in 2008 Mumbai attacks to see why ‘suspicion’ is certainly warranted.

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  • maestro
    Jul 14, 2011 - 10:36AM

    @ASLAM KHAN:
    Very well put Aslam. These terrorists are now understanding that young people around the world are learning tolerance and harmony among all religions via the interconnected online world. This is giving chest pains to these extremists, and also to corrupt, mindless governments. Their last option is to resort to violence to scare and intimidate. NO religion justifies the killing of innocents of any faith. These acts must be condemned completely whether they happen in Pak, India, or anywhere else.

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  • Ramesh Mohnot
    Jul 14, 2011 - 11:08AM

    We are at the mercy of terrorists and politicians.all the time ordinary human beings suffer.polityicians/ministers can get away with some vague remark and the terrorists cannot be traced.

    I do not understand in democracy why people vote when nothing happens.in fact we are left to the mercy only may it be god,politicians/officials or the terrorists.

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  • innocent
    Jul 14, 2011 - 11:20AM

    why we Pakistani are so much worried about india, we have enough bomb blast every week to have live updates.

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  • Feroz
    Jul 14, 2011 - 11:28AM

    I request all boarders to stop speculation on the likely culprits for yesterdays bomb blasts. Let the investigative agencies do their job of collecting and analyzing the evidence. Blame game in the absence of facts is immature and unhelpful. I am amazed at Mumbai spirit as public took charge, regulated traffic and moved injured to hospital before the Police could arrive. Without speedy public action the death toll could have been significantly higher.
    My sincere condolences to the families of those that lost their loved ones. May the departed Souls rest in Peace !

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  • Ravindra
    Jul 14, 2011 - 11:30AM

    its a job of indian govt of safety of their people which they r failing miserebly.

    @mirza – reading daily ur comments on tribune – hope one day i can hug u personally my brother in pak without visa.

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  • proud_yankee
    Jul 14, 2011 - 12:11PM

    Thanks to my Pakistani brothers for their word of comfort on this gruesome act in my city. Who ever the perpetrators are, they are certainly not bracketed to a religion nor country. So I hope that this case will be solved without hurting anyone’s religious sentiments or national sentiments. We, Indian and Pakistani may have many differences but certainly the common people amongst us are aligned on issue of terrorism. I feel sad for people in Pakistan facing terrorists attack as much as I felt sad for the loss of families who lost their dear ones today. This barbaric act should not be encouraged for any means and purpose in no media or blogs and not be justified for any cause. Peace to India and Pakistan!

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  • Jul 14, 2011 - 1:29PM

    RIP.

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  • adam
    Jul 14, 2011 - 4:03PM

    shame, we all know why it is happening, but we all fooling ourself, we will resolve it togather when we realize the fact that now babies don;t cry they explode. greviences of poor, disadvantaged, deprived, and ill treated minorities, corruption, cold war b/w countries. But, over and above, the blame game like above is mainly the reason which always spported and booosted act of terrors.

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  • Anil
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:01PM

    It’s very sad and unbearable too. Yes I agree we must find the root causes and must react strong. As a peace loving nation, even if we want to teach a lesson, we cant do it by violence or war till we are leaded by some illiterate and selfish people. The root cause of this massacre is our growth in every aspect. Here, the human life is not been targeted, the target is our economy, growth , wellbeing, … “ Like – If you cant grow then you don’t let others grow”. As we all know a single blast can shake the wellbeing and economy of a country. Let us promise that even by this insanity they never ever can agitate our wellbeing.

    This is the high time for ‘we’ Indians to Think unite, Do unite and Live unite for our growth and safety. Need to do strong changes in our constitution. We can’t allow to lead India by some illiterate and selfish people. The very best example is our ministers giving credit to Mumbai police for 17 months of peace instead of focusing on the issue, such a shame.

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  • buttjee
    Jul 14, 2011 - 9:48PM

    @ karkol
    I am sorry there is some double printing and something missing too which has conveyed the wrong impression. I am reproducing my comments for you to have the correct perspective.

    #

    First of all I would like to condemn this act of terrorism in the strongest possible words. The perpetrators of this ghastly act deserve to be given exemplary punishment. We know the pain and sufferings of the bereaved families and have all the sympathies with them. This time again without waiting for the results of the police investigations has Indian media has started blaming Pakistan. The point to ponder is that Pakistan has nothing to gain from such incidents. At this moment Pakistan and India are making sincere efforts to improve their relations and there is no such possibility of any Pakistani involvement. According to my analysis, it could be Indian intelligence who could stage a drama to malign Pakistan, particularly when the US-Pakistan relations are deteriorating. US could be another party which could benefit from the situation developing as a result of these explosions. US has offered its assistance to India for bringing the perpetrators to justice. US voluntarily wants to play a role in the investigations. As a result of this investigation US can some how establish some linkage with some Pakistani group. In my opinion improvement of relations between India and Pakistan does not fit in well within the US strategy for this region. I have a number of reasons to support this argument. Secondly by linking this terrorist attack with Pakistan US will have a plausible excuse to stop Civil Sector Aid under Kerry – Lugar Bill which is an impending step after the stoppage of military aid to Pakistan. Pakistan should therefore be prepared to tackle these unfortunate but likely developments.

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  • jai
    Jul 15, 2011 - 7:05AM

    Buttjee the Pakistani military ISI complex has infact everything to gain by provoking an India Pakistan conflict. Their trainee talibans are fighting them and they are seen by them as US stooges. Nothing would unite the two like a war with India. So empty words of condolences, poles apart from the terrorist actions many pakistanis support don’t amount to much trust. The condemnation of attacks by pakistani authorities has become an empty rhetoric and is taken with more than a pinch of salt.

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  • Mirza
    Jul 15, 2011 - 8:46AM

    @Ravindra:
    My dear friend I am simply clean bowled by your googly! It would be my honor to hug you. The funny thing is when I used to go to India on a business trip; my local friends would simply say namaskar and hold their hands from a distance. After some friendship I would simply tell them hey badmash come here and hug them.
    My first experience in India (Hyderabad) was staying at a private guesthouse. There the servants would be standing and watching every move that I would make, in case I need something. After a while I told them to sit down, they said “sir we cannot sit”. Then I told them to go and relax, it was inhuman and I was kind of embarrassed.
    I would love to go and visit India again someday. Somehow give me your email address so we can communicate. I had said this same thing to another Indian friend on ET, but forgot his contact. This time I have saved this article on my fav sites in case both of you or anyone can send me their email address.
    Thanks and regards,
    Mirza

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  • Rajeev Suri
    Jul 15, 2011 - 12:27PM

    @maestro:

    Well said !

    Peace & friendship shall prevail !

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  • buttjee
    Jul 15, 2011 - 12:30PM

    @ Jai

    Doubting the sincerity of our condolences is your own choice but its a fact that the vast majority of people of Pakistan condemn the acts of terrorism and the resultant loss of human lives. We in Pakistan are fighting terrorism and we know the pain and sufferings of the poor families who have lost their dear ones. You may say what ever you want to say but our prayers are still with those Indians who have lost their lives in Mumbai.

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  • Manish Joshi
    Jul 16, 2011 - 8:11AM

    Kanishka…No body could have explained it better. Thanks.

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  • maestro
    Jul 16, 2011 - 11:49AM

    @Rajeev Suri:

    Thanks Rajeev! We will overcome these forces of evil. And this “love/hate” relationship between India and Pakistan must turn into LOVE only! We have too much in common to keep squabbling with each other. Moments like these are when we must come together and show the world that terrorists and other elements that want to see us keep fighting can and will be defeated. God Bless India and Pakistan!

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  • Abdul
    Jul 16, 2011 - 5:09PM

    There wont be any reprecussions on Pakistan. Pakistan has only been blamed in the past coz indians were not serious abt 37 movements of insurgencies within their homeland.
    Now is the time that they shod pull up there socks and fight the bad boys in their land rather than pointing fingers at Pakistan.

    Its always easy to blame it on others. And personally I never trust the indian media coz they never behave responsibly. RIP innocent ppl of India.

    State minister Chidambaram said they had no information prior to this happening, so it was an intelligence failure on their part.

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  • Jul 16, 2011 - 8:44PM

    As per the actions of our Govt.it is proved that you can explode bombs and kill people, you embezzle billions of rupees but give the Netas their cut, you make synthetic milk and supply to Govt dairies and to public, you add cancerous colours to the vegetables, it will not mind but if you do some thing which destabilises the Govt or jolts its Kursi, they will lathi charge you,and explode tear gas shells.
    These bomb explosions will not stop as this Govt cannot take action against the terrorists who belong to so called minority community as they are the vote bank which send our netas to parliament

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  • Jul 17, 2011 - 6:30AM

    @saeed:
    You are a suspicious character !

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  • Jul 17, 2011 - 6:44AM

    @Riaz:
    Please Riaz ! don’t call these people macho. What have they done for society? Salman Khan being a muslim is involved in charity [being human], Shahrukh has adopted a village for development. Dharmendra and company stinks. They should leave Mumbai !

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