It has been reported by NDTV, and is now being reported by the New York Times and other news media, that a series of blasts have rocked Mumbai's commuter rail network. Most of the blasts occurred in first class compartments of trains full of commuters returning home. The first one was on train between Khar and Mahim. The second blast was on a train at the Mahim station, the third near Bhayandar station, the fourth at Jogeshwari and the fifth at Borivili.
There are reports of two more blasts — the sixth at Khar, and the seventh one has been reported from Matunga.
The Western Lines have been closed down and the injured are being rushed to local hospitals.
Seven blasts rocked suburban trains in Mumbai on Tuesday evening, Police Commissioner A N Roy has said. The police control room has reported that 104 passengers have been killed in the blasts, and 258 injured. PTI reports that the blasts took place in a span of 30 minutes in first class compartments of suburban trains.
CNN reports that PM Manmohan Singh has called an emergency meeting of his ministers. Airports and other transportation hubs have been placed on high alert all over the country.
This is reminiscent of the Bombay blasts of 1993, when thirteen bombs exploded all over the city, claiming over 250 lives.
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