in the Indian city of Mumbai (formerly. Bombay) simultaneously in several areas of armed men opened fire, reports the BBC.Local media say about a planned terrorist attack, which were subjected to crowded places, including two hotels and the central station.The number of victims, according to the Times of India, can be up to 80 people, injured 250.The publication refers to medical sources.In the Indian city of Mumbai (formerly. Bombay) simultaneously in several areas of armed men opened fire, reports the BBC.Local media say about a planned terrorist attack, which were subjected to crowded places, including two hotels and the central station.The number of victims, according to the Times of India, can be up to 80 people, injured 250.The publication refers to medical sources.
been attacked at least seven districts.In particular, two armed men opened fire on the city's main railway station.They fired from Kalashnikovs and several grenades detonated.
Another group of unknown persons opened fire at a five-st
Another attacked the hotel - Oberoi.There came another explosion, but hostage to the terrorists were a few foreign tourists, presumably - American or Israeli citizens.
As reported from the scene TV reporters, the attack also carried out in the Ramada hotel, but its effects have not yet been announced.With reference to the police claimed that two of the organizations involved in the crime were killed in a shootout.There are victims among the police.
According to preliminary data, three more people were killed in a bomb explosion in a taxi in the southeast of the city.
TV channels transmit footage from the field - burning buildings and wounded people.According to some reports, it interrupted the movement of trains on the main railway line in the city.
terrorists who seized a five-star hotel in the heart of Mumbai, looking for guests with British and American passports, said an eyewitness of events in Indian TV channel broadcast.According fled from the terrorists in the hotel "Taj Mahal" alien terrorists in the form of a little over 20 years.
"Young people 20-25 years old, they were looking for the owners of the British and American passports," - said the tourist escaped, whose face was covered with soot, said RIA "Novosti".According to him, the group had captured 15 people, including half - foreigners.The terrorists tried to pick them up."We went up to the 18th floor, there was smoke and we were two of us escaped." - He said.The hotels continue to be heard explosions and gunshots.Police are preparing to storm the building.Strengthen security measures throughout the city.
citizen of Hungary was injured in the terrorist attack in one of the hotels in Mumbai, where, according to reports, were members of the European Parliament delegation.This Hungarian telegraph agency by telephone from the scene told MEP Béla Glattfelder, ITAR-TASS reported.
According to available information, the victim - 29-year-old employee of the European Parliament, who worked on external relations.As the official representative of the Foreign Ministry of Hungary Lajos Seleshtei, the victim alive and in touch with his family, but no other details are not known yet.
largest business hub of India, Mumbai, has repeatedly been the target of bloody terrorist attacks in recent years.In March 1993, militants from the radical Islamic groups a series of explosions was carried out there, which killed 257 people, and the total number of wounded has reached 700. In July 2006, the victims of the explosions in commuter trains began more than 180 people, hundreds injured.