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Mumbai Diamond Industry Had Lost 180 People In Terrorist Attack

2008: Mumbai Diamond Industry Terrorist Attack Damaged Hotel, Airport and Police Station

December 2008

Several people were killed in a terrorist attacks in the diamond industry's hub in Mumbai.

Gunmen armed with automatic weapons and grenades attacked targets including the hotels, a cafe, and a train station, police say. There were also reports of an attack on the city's airport. The attacks seemed aimed at foreign visitors to the city.

Police confirmed two deaths but other news services said at least 180 people were killed in the coordinated strikes.

The attacks included five shootouts and two grenade attacks. There was no reports if anyone associated in the diamond industry was killed or injured.


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