Mumbai observes second anniversary of 7/11 train blasts

July 11th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, July 11 (ANI): Mumbai today paid homage to victims of serial train blasts on the second anniversary of the blasts.

At least 186 people were killed and hundreds injured when seven bombs ripped through packed commuter trains and stations during rush hour on July 11, 2006, throwing life in the financial hub out of gear.

Relatives of the victims and residents of Mumbai gathered at a local railway station, and lit candles in homage to the victims.

A.K. Jhingron, General Manager, Western Railway, Mumbai said, “It is a sad day. We hope that all the pain and losses that people have borne, they forget it soon.

We will not remind them of the monstrosity again and again, said Jhingron and added, We have come here just to pay homage to those who lost their lives and not to deliver any statements.”

Even after two years, Mumbai Anti Terrorist squad is still struggling to solve the heinous crime.

Seven persons have been identified in connection with the blasts, of which four, belonging to the banned, Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), were taken into custody.

The 7/11 blasts has been described as one of the country’’s worst terror strikes. (ANI)

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