Mumbai Police Vijay Salaskar, Ashok Kamte, and ATS Hemant Mumbai were all killed in India today during the Mumbai blast. The Indian Express, the Times of India, CNN IBN, NDTV, The Hindu, BBC India, CNBC India are all reporting on the story and are saying at least 70 people are dead. See more on the story, pictures, a video, an India map and a Mumbai map below.
People are still trapped inside the Taj Mahal Hotel and the Oberio Hotel. Officials are saying the situation is still not under control. The attacks take place in South Mumbai, India’s financial capital, and frequent visiting place of westerners.
Reports say that British and Americans were the target of these attacks. Indian Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attackers were Islamic extremists, but Indian Intelligence believes this group is a front for the Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). Further speculation is that they are funded by government agencies in Pakistan.
We’ll keep you posted as more information comes in.
Mumbai Terror Attack Video