Friday, November 28, 2008

Observation on gunmen' s rampage in Mumbai

It seems to me that the gunmen still rampaging in Mumbai, whatever their organisation and motives, are fairly well-trained, well-equipped, well-financed and well-conditioned for protracted war-like operations. The coordinated simultaneity of their attacks at different locations in an urban setting also indicates that the operations were well-planned.

Secular India confronts rise of 'holy' violence


Blogger kittykat46 said...

It looks a lot like they are funded by groups who have support from a national government.

I won't speculate any further, but depending on how the evidence trail leads, the potential implications for the region are scary.

A couple of months ago, the Crime and Investigation network ran a documentary about the dangerous alliance of cash-rich Mumbai criminal gangs (fed by the area's explosive economic growth) and Islamist groups supported by Pakistan's ISI.

I wonder if its related to the latest crisis....

12:44 AM  
Blogger James Wong Wing-On said...

But, whoever planed or did it, it must be condemned as terrorism because innocent and unarmed civilians have been intentionally targetted for killings.

5:38 AM  

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