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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.