At least 16 small bombs exploded in the Indian city of Ahmedabad on Saturday, killing at least 29 people and wounding 88, according to media reports Sunday.
Indian security personnel patrol a street in Bhopal July 26, 2008. Fifteen serial blasts killed 12 and wounded 30 in Ahmedabad city of western Indian state of Gujarat Saturday evening.
Among the serial blasts, 14 took place in the space of 90 minutes in the eastern and western areas after the first in Maninagar district of the city at 6:45 p.m. local time Saturday.
Mangled remains of a bus, cycles, motorcycles and an autorickshaw were seen at the blast sites which were splattered with blood and panic spread as people ran for their lives.
The Indian government has dispatched a bomb experts team to Ahmedabad after the blasts and has decided to convene a meeting of top officials of state governments to discuss the situation arising out of the recent explosions.