The explosives used in the serial blasts that rocked Mumbai on Tuesday were so powerful that most of the coaches hit were badly mangled.
The initial panic, however, was replaced with the resilience the city is famous for. Readers reporting for rediff.com said hundreds were on the streets offering biscuits and drinking water to the sea of commuters making their way home on Terror Tuesday.
Image: A damaged train compartment at the Mahim railway station, which is located about 7 minutes from the rediff.com headquarters.
Also see: Complete Coverage: The Mumbai blasts
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