Five Mumbai Terrorists May Yet Be 'Missing'

Boat that transported gunmen had supplies for more assailants
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2008 10:01 AM CST
People eat yesterday at Cafe Leopold, one of several sites of the Mumbai terror attacks.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Indian security forces say at least five terrorists could still be at large after last week’s assault on Mumbai, the Times of London reports. While police said earlier that only 10 militants were behind the attacks that killed almost 200, the fishing boat that transported them carried supplies for 15. “That more terrorists are loose is possible,” said a source.

Ajmal Amir Kasab, the 21-year-old in custody and under interrogation, first said 24 men were trained in Pakistan for the coordinated attack. Later, he said only 10, including himself, made the journey. Security experts said that only with local support could a gang of 10 pull off such a large-scale operation, and that half a dozen others were surely involved.