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Terror In Mumbai

Mahendra Pitale, who lost his one hand in the 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts, after paying tributes at a memorial for the blast victims, on the 12th anniversary of the gruesome incident, at Mahim Railway Station in Mumbai.

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One of the accused in the 2002-03 Mumbai serial blasts case being taken to the Sessions Court from Arthur Road Prison.

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Accused in the 2002-03 serial bomb blasts case in Mumbai Gulam Khota being taken to the Sessions Court from Arthur Road Prison.

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Accused in the 2002-03 serial blasts case in Mumbai Muzzamil Akbar Abdul Ansari being taken to the Sessions Court from Arthur Road Prison.

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Accused in the 2002-03 Mumbai serial blasts case Hasib Zuber Mulla being taken to the Sessions Court from Arthur Road Prison.

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COMBO: Mumbai serial blasts accused being taken to the Sessions Court in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Mahendra Pitale who lost his hand in 7/11 Mumbai blasts, pays homage to the victims of the blasts at a memorial at Mahim Railway Station on the anniversary of the incident.

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Fans of Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt stage a demonstration in support of the Star pleading mercy in wake of 5 Years imprisonment sentenced by the Supreme Court, in Bengaluru.

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Bollywood producer and director Mahesh Bhatt at actor Sanjay Dutt's residence in Mumbai. The Supreme Court had upheld the conviction of Sanjay Dutt under Arms Act in 1993 blasts case.

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School children put flowers in front of Sanjay Dutt's picture to express their solidarity with him in Kolkata.

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Sanjay after his arrest in 1993

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Policemen stand outside the Yerwada Jail where Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks, was hung at 7.30 am in secrecy in Pune. Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of Mumbai for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people.

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People celebrate upon hearing the news of execution of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. Kasab was hung in secrecy at 7:30 a.m. at Pune's Yerwada jail after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his plea for mercy.

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People celebrate upon hearing the news of execution of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai. Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of Mumbai for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people.

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Policemen stand outside the Yerwada Jail where Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was hung at 7.30 am in secrecy in Pune.

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People celebrate upon hearing the news of execution of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of Mumbai for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people. Kasab was hung in secrecy at 7:30 a.m. at at Pune's Yerwada jail after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his plea for mercy.

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Haroon Naik, an accused in 13/7 serial blasts, being produced in a local court in Mumbai.

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Head of the Anti-Terrorism Squad, Rakesh Maria holds a copy of handout pictures showing Indian Mujahideen operative and alleged suspect of the July 2011 Mumbai serial blasts, Yashin Bhatkal, at a press conference in Mumbai. Mumbai police have arrested two men involved in the triple blasts that hit India's financial hub six months ago, a top investigator said Monday. However, police have yet to find the top suspect, Yasin Bhatkal.

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*File Photo* Iqbal Mirchi, a member of the Dawood Ibrahim gang, and an accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, has been arrested in London, said the CBI.

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Mumbai Adnan Mulla Used to run a milk business. Picked up in ’03 after Mulund blasts. Tortured in jail, but refused to ‘confess’. Out now after 6 years, 11 months.

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Remains of a terror day Police at blast-hit Zaveri Bazaar

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A student of Mumbai's Antonio Da Silva high school holds a placard during a protest rally against terrorism in Mumbai, India. Triple bombing in India's financial hub last Wednesday killed 20 people.

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M S Bitta, President of All India Anti-Terrorist Front during his visit to Opera House, one of the target during the 13/7 serial blasts in Mumbai.

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Suspected HUJI member Riazul Sarkar, arrested in connection with the Mumbai blasts, in Kishanganj.

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Hanuman Mandir bus stop at Dadar, one of the three blasts sites, coming back to normalcy in Mumbai.

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Khau Galli near Opera House, one of the three blasts sites, coming back to normalcy in Mumbai.

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Ruwaida Usmani, (R) with her son, waits to receive her husband Faiz Usmani's body outside a hospital in Mumbai. Faiz Usmani was detained by the police for questioning in connection with Mumbai blasts that happened on July 13. Usmani's family has alleged that he was tortured during questioning, which the police deny but a CID probe has been ordered.

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Police officers in plain clothes hold Shehzad, face covered, after they arrested him for possession of 10 crude bombs as people watch bomb disposal squad members defuse the bombs, at Chandola Lake in Ahmedabad. The man is being questioned, and there are no immediate details on the bombs. Police were making incremental progress in the investigations into the three blasts on Wednesday July 13 that killed 19 people and injured 130 others in Mumbai.

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Ruwaida Usmani, in black clothes, waits with her son, second left, to receive her husband Faiz Usmani's body outside a hospital in Mumbai. Faiz Usmani, a man detained by police for questioning in connection with the Wednesday's July 13 blasts. Usmani's family has alleged that he was tortured during questioning. Police have denied the charge but an investigation has been ordered.

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Activists of Bharat Kranti Manch during candle light vigil to pay tributes to the victims of Mumbai bomb blasts and demanding action against people involved, in Bhopal.

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File Photo of Faiz Usmani, detained by police for questioning in connection with Mumbai blasts. Usmani's family has alleged that he was tortured to death during questioning. Police have denied the charge but an investigation has been ordered.

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People form a human chain during a protest against the recent serial blasts in Mumbai.

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ATS chief Rakesh Maria (L) and Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Himanshu Roy addresses a press conference in Mumbai. Widening its probe into Wednesday's July 13 serial bombings, Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorist Squad is likely to question suspected Indian Mujahideen members lodged in Karnataka and Gujarat jails and has sought the assistance of Kolkata Police in tracking possible suspects.

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Activists of Bharatiya Janata Party participate in a prayer ceremony to pay homage to victims of the July 13 serial blasts in Mumbai, in Ahmadabad.

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BJP members pay tribute to diamond merchants Bhupatbhai Mukundbhai Navdiya and Himmatbhai Kalubhai Gadhiya who lost their lives in Mumbai serial blasts, in Surat.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi coming out after meeting with the injured of Mumbai bomb blasts, during their visit at J J hospital in Mumbai.

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Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde along with Mumbai BJP president Raj Purohit visits Opera House, one of the three blast sites, in Mumbai.

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Forensic experts investigating near the Opera House, one of the three sites of Wednesday's July 13 bomb blasts in Mumbai.

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Mumbai bomb blast victim Mohan Nayak's wife breaks down after her husband's body was brought to Chikmagalur in Karnataka.

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People read newspapers at Zaveri bazaar, one of the three sites of Wednesday's July 13 bomb blasts in Mumbai.

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Cruel End Mahant Mandal performing the last rites of his brother Kishan

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Cut To Jul 13, 2001 Zaveri Bazaar is battered again

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Mark of Aug 25, 2003 A damaged building in Zaveri Bazaar...

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Unread Graffiti outside a crematorium after the ’08 strikes

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Felled City Bleeding victims outside Opera House

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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture to pay tributes to the victims of Mumbai serial blasts, at Puri beach of Orissa.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi meets an injured of July 13 Mumbai serial blasts at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai.

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The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressing the press after meeting the bomb blast victims, at J J Hospital, in Mumbai. Strongly condemning the "barbaric" bomb blasts, Singh said the perpetrators must be pursued relentlessly to bring them to justice quickly and promised the government will do everything in its power to prevent such attacks in future. UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi looks on.

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Security personnel stand guard as people crowd near the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai.

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People wait outside the morgue of J.J. hospital to claim the bodies of their relatives who died in bomb explosions in Mumbai.

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A man talks on his cell phone in front of a graffiti put up after the 2008 terrors attacks outside a Hindu crematorium where some victims of July 13 blasts were cremated in Mumbai.

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Policemen stand at Dadar, one of the three blast sites in Mumbai.

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A police officer inspects the debris at the Opera House, one of the three sites of explosions, in Mumbai.

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Relatives and friends console Vipin Soni, as he breaks down during the cremation of his brother Pankaj Soni, a victim of the Zaveri Bazar explosion in Mumbai.

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Home Minister P Chidambaram along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh visiting the Opera House, one of the three explosion sites, in Mumbai.

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School students participate in a candle light prayer for the victims of Mumbai serial blasts, in Patna.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani meets an injured of the July 13 serial blasts at JJ Hospital in Mumbai.

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Forensic experts arrive near the Zaveri Bazar blast site, covered with plastic sheets, to collect evidence in Mumbai.

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Police officers inspect the debris, covered under blue sheets, at the Opera House, one of the three sites of explosions, in Mumbai.

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The Union Home Minister, P. Chidambaram addressing the press after visiting the bomb blast sites, in Mumbai. Admitting that there was no credible intelligence input on the Mumbai attack, Chidambaram did not rule out any angle, including the possibility of an attempt to derail Indo-Pak talks, behind the blasts. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan (left) is also seen.

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Union Home Minister P Chidambaram takes a question during a press conference regarding serial blasts in Mumbai. Admitting that there was no credible intelligence input on the Mumbai attack, Chidambaram did not rule out any angle, including the possibility of an attempt to derail Indo-Pak talks, behind the blasts.

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People carry a victim of a bomb explosion at Dadar in Mumbai, India.

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A crowd gathers at the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai.`

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Police inspecting a car at Dadar bus stand, after a blast in Mumbai.

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Injured victims of the Mumbai serial blasts being treated at a hospital.

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An injured victim of the blast being rushed to JT Hospital in Mumbai.

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A police officer checks a vehicle after a high alert was sounded following bomb blasts in Mumbai.

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A policeman questions a shopkeeper at the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai.

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A policeman controls the crowd at the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai.

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A bomb squad member collects evidence at the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai.

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Policemen inspect the site of a bomb explosion at Zaveri bazaar in Mumbai.

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Police inspect the site of an explosion at Dadar in Mumbai. Three explosions rocked Mumbai, killing 17 people and injuring 81.

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People at the site of a blast at Prasad Chambers in Opera House in Mumbai.

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Policemen look for clues at the blast site in Zaveri bazar, in Mumbai. Three bomb blasts were reported in Mumbai.

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TV Grab of Dadar bus stand after a blast in Mumbai. Three explosions were reported in south Mumbai's Javeri Bazar, Dadar in Central Mumbai and Opera House in Charni Road.

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Wazhul Qamar Khan (L), one of the 50 fugitives, listed by India to be in Pakistan, sits on a bike with his face covered, in Mumbai. Khan, out on a bail, was not hiding in Pakistan as claimed in India's list of 50 runaway terrorists given to Islamabad. He appeared before the media to claim that he had been living in Thane, a suburb of Mumbai. Khan, who was arrested last year for his alleged role in the 2003 Mulund train blasts, has been living in Thane's Waghle Estate with his mother, wife and children, after he was let out on bail, police sources said.

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Police barricades put up near the Taj Palace hotel after a terror alert in Mumbai.

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A Kingfisher Airlines aircraft stands at the Chhatrapati Shivaji domestic airport in Mumbai. The Lucknow-bound flight was grounded on Thursday evening after the airlines received an anonymous call about the presence of a bomb on the plane. The warning turned out to be a hoax.

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