Bombs Found in Mumbai Train Station

Reports conflict as to whether the explosives were left by last week's attackers
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2008 12:14 PM CST
Passengers are seen through bullet riddled glass of a fast food joint inside Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008.   (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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(Newser) – Two bombs have been found at a train station initially targeted by the terrorists who attacked Mumbai last week, the BBC reports. The 9lb bombs, found among luggage owned by victims who died in the attack, were diffused.The devices are said to be similar in design to two found at the Taj Mahal hotel after the gunmen had been routed.

But reports conflict as to whether the bombs belong to the dead Mumbai terrorists: The BBC isn’t sure, but the Guardian reports that Indian police are convinced that they do. If so, it will lead to more embarrassment for the authorities, who reopened the station and declared it safe a day after the first attack.