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2005-10-29 22:08:54

By Terry Friel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian police combed the sites of three bombings in New Delhi on Sunday for clues as to who was to blame for a coordinated militant attack that killed at least 55 people, just days before major Hindu and Muslim festivals. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who cut short a visit to Kolkata to rush back to the capital, blamed the attacks in crowded pre-holiday markets on Saturday on terrorists, but said it was too early to speculate who was behind the...

2005-10-29 17:57:58

By Anirban Roy NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As dusk fell, fairy lights came on and the mosques filled for prayers, deadly bombs turned three of New Delhi's festive markets into tangles of charred bodies, severed limbs and shattered shops in minutes. The sound was deafening, even among the cheery chaos and popping firecrackers of the peak festival season. Many of the victims were women and children, brightly dressed for their last big night out to shop before the Hindu Diwali, or festival...

2005-10-29 13:25:39

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing more than 50 people and wounding scores. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and injured while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing relatives. The...

2005-10-29 11:16:54

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs ripped through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing dozens and wounding scores more. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and injured while thousands of survivors milled around in shock trying to find out what had happened to missing relatives. The blasts...

2005-10-29 10:09:45

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful blasts ripped through crowded neighborhoods in the Indian capital on Saturday, killing at least 39 people, many of them out shopping ahead of the country's biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals. The blasts occurred minutes of each other, two of them in major shopping districts, packed with people out on a fine Saturday evening. At least 39 people were feared killed, New Delhi's Chief Fire Officer, R.C. Sharma, told Reuters. Scores were injured,...

2005-10-29 08:24:23

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three explosions ripped through crowded areas of the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Saturday and authorities said there could be many casualties, TV reports and officials said. The blasts occurred minutes of each other. The first explosion was reported to have shaken the crowded Paharganj area outside the New Delhi railway station, popular with budget domestic travellers and foreign backpackers. "It took place outside a cinema hall. Many casualties are feared,"...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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