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Vox Populi? - Mumbai 26/11 | by sir_watkyn
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Vox Populi? - Mumbai 26/11

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Found this curious graffiti on the embankments of Marine Drive Mumbai. Does it perhaps reflect the mood of Indians after the Mumbai Terror Attacks on 26/11/2008?



The November 2008 Mumbai attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks across Mumbai, India's financial capital and it's largest city. The attacks, carried out by armed men using automatic weapons and grenades, began on 26 November 2008 and ended on 29 November 2008 when Indian security forces (NSG), in Operation Black Tornado, regained control of all attack sites. At least 188 people were killed and at least 293 were injured in the attacks.


Eight of the main attacks occurred in South Mumbai, at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident, the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, the Orthodox Jewish-owned Nariman House, the Metro Cinema, and a lane behind the Times of India building behind St. Xavier's College.There was also an explosion at the Mazagaon docks in Mumbai's port area, and a taxi blast at Vile Parle.


By the early morning of 28 November, all sites except for the Taj Mahal Palace had been secured by police and security forces. An action by India's National Security Guards on 29 November resulted in the conclusion of the Taj Mahal Palace encounter, ending all fighting in the attacks.

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Taken on November 27, 2008