Three near-simultaneous explosions rocked Mumbai at rush-hour on Wednesday, 13th July 2011, killing at least 17 people and injuring 141 in another terrorist strike in the city. One blast hit the crowded neighborhood of Dadar in central Mumbai. The others were at the Zaveri Bazaar, which is a famed jewelry market, and the busy business district of Opera House, both in southern Mumbai and several miles (kilometers) apart. All three blasts happened from 6:50pm. to 7pm., when all the neighborhoods would have been packed with office workers and commuters. The blasts were not remotely triggered. And that ammonium nitrate was used along with reasonably sophisticated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Militant organisations hostile to India, especially Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Indian Mujahideen (IM), are being treated as possible suspects.
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