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In pictures: Bombay blasts
Scene of one of the blasts
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Two powerful explosions hit the Indian city of Bombay at lunchtime, killing at least 44 people
Crowd looks on at the site of a bomb blast at Zaveri Bazar
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One ripped through a crowded jewellery market, known as the Gold Quarter
A fireman inspects a damaged building
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Rescue workers searched for survivors
Overwhelming casualties meant bodies were left in corridors at the St. George Hospital in Bombay, India
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Those caught in the blast were rushed to local hospitals
Man receiving treatment at the JJ Hospital in Bombay
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Relatives comforted victims as they were treated for injuries
Rajasthan Armed Constabulary guard the Indian Parliament
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Security services were put on high alert throughout the city
Police officers surround the palace amidst security concerns
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The presidential palace in Delhi was cordoned off
Bombay policemen stand guard before the Gateway of India
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And as night fell, police patrols at one of the blast sites, the Gateway of India, were increased

Many dead in Bombay blasts
25 Aug 03  |  South Asia


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