Terror Attacks India Once Again

India & Bombay has been struck by terrorist attacks yet again! Between 18:54pm and 19:06pm IST, in what was a well co-ordinated attack, 3 bombs exploded in 3 separate areas of Bombay.

The blasts occurred at the Opera House, Zaveri Bazaar, and Dadar West localities. So far the death toll has reached 21 and around 120 people were injured. Following the explosions phone lines were jammed and communicated were affected badly in the city for the next few hours. In the times of crisis it was still heartwarming to see the outpouring of offers to help that flodded Twitter yesterday evening. Lots of people were offering to house those who were stranded in the explosions affected areas – apartments, houses & even offices being used as temporary guest houses for the evening.

Also a lot of help lines were immediately released and made available for people who were directly affected by the attacks or those who were in search of the status of loved ones. Other major cities in India were put on high alert and security forces were being deployed to deal with such attacks if they happen.

2 thoughts on “Terror Attacks India Once Again

  1. You’re OK where you are, right? Scary stuff. I am so sorry for the people who have lost their lives and for their families. These things are so unnecessary. You’re right – the outpouring of support has been incredible. It just goes to show that there really are a lot of good people out there.

  2. Selma I’m way down south of India and about 1384kms away, two day journey. We haven’t been affected by attacks till date but are a target as we have the Southern Naval Command in my city, we are a port city and a place of commerce.

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