Near simultaneous blasts kill at least 3 in India's Mumbai

July 13, 2011 17:30


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MUMBAI - Three almost simultaneous blasts rocked three different locations in India's financial capital of Mumbai during evening rush hour on Wednesday, killing at least three people, police said.

The popular Opera House area and Zaveri Bazaar in south Mumbai were where two of the blasts occurred. The third blast was in Dadar, which is in the centre of the city.

Television footage from CNN-IBN television channel showed some debris at one suspected blast site.

Police said at least 25 people were wounded.

A Home Ministry spokesman said it was too early to comment on the nature of the blasts.

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