All local phones including mobile service in the city were jammed probably due to the congestion in the system as anxious people tried to contact their beloveds. All the injured persons were removed to the nearby hospitals and doctors took no time to attend them. Police cordoned off all railway stations on the western line and strict frisking and checkup was carried out at the central and harbour stations of local trains.
Mumbai police suspect the RDX may have been used in the serial blasts that claimed the lives of at least 190 persons injuring another 600 people or more. Samples from the blast hit trains have been sent for forensic examination and it would take some time to reach a definite conclusion. But there is probability that compacted low intensity explosive might have been used. It is, however, believed that there was a definite pattern in blasts and the entire operation was executed with great precession. The possibility of the involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba cannot be ruled out although the militant outfit has been quite prompt to deny its involvement. Keeping in view the modules operandi of the blast LeT could also