Delhi bombings: PM holds emergency cabinet meet

September 13th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan SinghNew Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hours after the multiple terror bombings in the Indian capital, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called an emergency cabinet meeting Saturday night to discuss steps to beef up security. The meeting was attended by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior cabinet ministers.

Six explosions in crowded markets across different parts of city, including Greater Kailash, Connuaght Place and Gaffar Market, killed at least 18 people and left nearly 100 injured.

Home Minister Shivraj Patil appealed to the people maintain calm and to help the authorities in restoring peace in the city.

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