Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
14-July-2011 9:39 IST
Update as at 09:00 am, on Mumbai serial blasts

Update at 9:00 am on serial blasts in Mumbai on 13th July 2011


·        03 blasts were reported in Mumbai by the  Mumbai Police at 06:54 PM at Opera House, 06:55 PM at Zaveri Bazar  and 07:06 PM  at Kabutar Khana, Dadar  on 13th July 2011.

·        Union Home Minister Mr. P Chidambaram visited all the  03  blast sites  and visited the injured at the Saifee hospital. He also conducted a meeting with C.M Maharashtra at Mantralaya.

·        Union Home Minister will hold a press conference at 0930 AM today alongwith the Chief Minister, Maharashtra at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai.  

·        According to reports from  the Mumbai Police  17 persons have died and another 133 persons are injured, of  which condition of 13 is stated to be critical and 27 injured have been discharged after treatment. 

·        These figures are subject to change on the basis of further verifications and confirmations.

·        The CFSL teams from Delhi (7 members) and Pune (4 members) have reached Mumbai,  visited all the sites and collected samples.      

·        NIA team has reached Mumbai at 0140 AM on 14/07/2011.

·        06 member Post blast investigation team of NSG reached Mumbai at 0225 AM on 14/07/11.