Mumbai meri jaan: Blasts hit Mumbaikars back on track

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Mumbai, Jul 13: The world watched the spirit of Mumbai once again on Thursday, Jul 14 when common men, popularly known as aam admi, were seen back on track enjoying their daily lives travelling by bus, trains and by roads to their respective work places, schools, colleges.

After the three synchronised blasts in the amchi (ours) Mumbai on Wednesday, people were feared initially, though they overcame the shock shortly. It has been reported that it was mostly the local people who came forward to rescue the injured people.

Three back-to-back blasts at Dadar, Zaveri Bazar and Opera House left at least 21 people dead and more than 141 people injured. However, government officials and home minister P Chidambaram stated that 134 people were injured and it was only 18 people dead, not 21.

However, anger prevails among the people. The blasts of Wednesday also opened the festered wounds of the Mumbai Terror Attacks 2008, the pain of the same not yet subsided for many. There was also considerable anger on the treatment meted out to Afzal Guriu and Ajmal Kasab who has been enjoying the hospitality of India in jail. The case against them which is not yet closed, have led to fury among Mumbaikars. Blame games also galore with the police, politicians and other parties in the firing line of the Mumbaikar's anger.

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