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IBN is reporting at least 55 people have been killed. The terrorists were seeking out Americans and British citizens. There have been hostages taken at the Taj or Oberoi hotels.From IBN:
Mumbai: Terror struck the country’s financial capital late on Wednesday night as coordinated serial explosions and indiscriminate firing were reported from at least eight locations across Mumbai.
At least 55 people – including the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare – the are reported killed and 190 are seriously injured.
The coordinated terror strike which reportedly began at 2233 PM at Chhatrapathi Shivaji Terminus(CST), formerly known as the Victoria Terminus(VT), killed 10 people in the premises of the station, police say.
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Update: The Deccan Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the attacks in India’s financial district in the city of Mumbai. 50-60 people held hostage at Taj Hotel. 20 taken hostage at Oberoi Hotel. All hostages are believed to be foreigners.