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India / Mumbai Train Bombings #833415

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 2006
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(Studio: Kate Snow) A coordinated attack by terrorists on Mumbai {Bombay}, India's railway system introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The wave of seven bombings during the evening rush hour reviewed; scenes & map shown of the railway cars; details given about the importance of Mumbai to the nation's economy. [Asia-Pacific Foundation Sajjan GOHEL†- calls it a mass casualty atrocity likely from a group affiliated with the ideas of Al Qaeda.] Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††'s calls for attacks on India recalled. [Indiana University India studies professor Sumit GANGULY†- comments on the Kashmir issue in India.] The symbolism of an attack on the 11th day of the month noted & the high state of alert in New York City's mass transit discussed.

Snow, Kate;
Ross, Brian

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