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Last Updated: Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 17:20 GMT 18:20 UK
'Passengers were badly injured'
A series of explosions on trains have killed scores of people across India's financial capital, Mumbai.

Rafique Nagori was on the train that arrived at Mahim station minutes before a bomb exploded on the following train.


Passengers crowded the stations
Rafique Nagori says the carriages were overflowing with passengers
I reached Mahim station at 6pm. I think I was on the train before the one which exploded.

I was just outside the station, when I heard a very loud noise. It was unlike anything I had heard before in my life. I knew something was wrong. It was very scary

People were running and shouting. I stopped a passer-by, who was a passenger on that train. He said there had been an explosion, a bomb blast in the first-class compartment.

He said that many of his fellow passengers were badly injured.

People didn't know what to do. There was so much confusion. It was chaos unlike anything I had seen before.

I was there to meet my relative and so we went to his place as we didn't know if there would be more explosions.

It was a time when trains were packed, hundreds in every compartment
The police are there now and it is like a curfew situation.

It was a time when trains were packed, hundreds in every compartment. Office workers just like me were on these trains on their way home.

If I had left five or ten minutes later, I would have been on that train. I can only thank God that I am here today and I am alive.





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