Mumbai terror attacks: Timeline

November 27th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Terrorists struck 13 times in Mumbai late Wednesday-early Thursday, according to Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh. Here is the timeline of the strikes: 1) 21.20 - Firing outside Hotel Oberoi-Trident at Nariman Point in south Mumbai.

2) 21.30 - Firing outside Leopold Café at Colaba ni south Mumbai.

3) 21.40 - Firing near Bade Miyan café, behind the Taj hotel at Colaba in south Mumbai.

4) 21.45 - Firing inside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in central Mumbai.

5) 22.30 - Firing at Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai headquarters gate 2, opposite CST.

6) 22.35 - Firing at Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital, near CST.

7) 22.40 - Firing at Cama Hospital, near CST.

8) 22.50 - Firing at Metro Theatre.

9) 23.00 - Blast rips a cab in Vile Parle in north Mumbai.

10) 23.00 - Blast rips a cab in Mazgaon.

11) 23.10 - Firing, two blasts at Napean Sea Road in south Mumbai.

12) 23.30 - Blast at Dhobi Talao.

13) 00.30 - Firing after hijacking a police van at Dhobi Talao.

Mumbai is no stranger to terror attacks. Past major terror incidents are:

1) July 11, 2006: 200 killed in seven blasts which ripped first-class compartments of suburban trains.

2) Aug 25, 2003: 46 killed in two blasts, including one outside the Taj Mahal Hotel.

3) March 12, 1993: 12 serial bomb blasts at different locations kill 257.

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