Report: Little-known group claims India attacks

UPDATE 11/26/08 4:49 p.m.: MUMBAI, India (AP) -- A media report says a little-known group, the Deccan Mujahideen, has claimed responsibility for the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

The Press Trust of India news agency said Thursday the group sent emails to several media outlets.

Teams of heavily armed gunmen attacked a crowded train station in southern Mumbai and Leopold's restaurant, a well-known Mumbai landmark, along with the two hotels and a police station.

Officials say at least 78 people were killed and another 200 wounded. In addition, the attackers were holding hostages Thursday morning.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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MUMBAI, India (AP) -- A top state officials says at least 78 people have been killed and 200 have been injured when gunmen opened fire on a crowded Mumbai train station, luxury hotels and a restaurant popular with tourists.

Johnny Joseph, chief secretary for Maharashtra state, of which Mumbai is the capital, says the death toll could rise further.

The gunmen attacked the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station in southern Mumbai and Leopold's restaurant, a Mumbai landmark, along with the Oberoi and Taj Mahal hotels.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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MUMBAI, India (AP) -- A top state officials says at least 40 people have been killed and 100 have been injured when gunmen opened fire on a crowded Mumbai train station, luxury hotels and a restaurant popular with tourists.

Johnny Joseph, chief secretary for Maharashtra state, of which Mumbai is the capital, said Thursday the death toll could rise further.

The gunmen attacked the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station in southern Mumbai and Leopold's restaurant, a Mumbai landmark, along with the Oberoi and Taj Mahal hotels.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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