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Indian Police Suspect Terrorism in Mumbai Attacks

By VOA News
26 November 2008

Indian police suspect terrorists are responsible for a series of attacks late Wednesday in the southern city of Mumbai.

Local media reports say gunmen have attacked at least four locations, killing several people and injuring at least two dozen others.

Police say gunmen using automatic weapons and grenades attacked the sites, including two high-rise hotels and two train stations.

Authorities say the attackers struck the five-star hotels which include the "Oberoi" and "The Taj".

Police say attackers are currently barricaded in one of the hotels.

Video images show a chaotic scenes with police and onlookers at crime scene locations.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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