1993 Terror in Bombay
As a metaphor for modern India, Bombay has no equal. As a target for terrorists bent on sending a destructive message, it is even more so. That reality hit home with crushing force last week as the city was shaken to its foundations by a sequence of explosions on selected, highly vulnerable targets, most of them visible symbols of its status as India’s financial and commercial nerve centre.
For a metropolis that had barely recovered from the communal frenzy of December and January, the latest disaster came like a series of hammer blows. I NDIA TODAY, MARCH 31, 1 993