Many speculate that the killings were the work of Pakistani militant groups with ties to al-Qaida. As noted in the report, both India and Pakistan have nuclear weapons.
President George Bush addressed the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India after he returned to the White House on Saturday. Bush pledged US support for the country, and informed the public that President Elect Barack Obama had been kept informed of developments.
WiredPRNews.Com — Indian forces were stated to have killed nine of ten suspected gunmen early Saturday, who caused the 60 hour standoff that ended with a reported 195 people having lost their lives. The lone remaining gunman has been captured and questioned. The terrorists reportedly had the goal of killing an estimated 5,000 people.
As reported by the Associated Press, the President met Saturday morning with his national security team and U.S. diplomats in India to discuss the rampage and feared increased tensions between India and Pakistan.
Some of the other individuals purportedly in attendance at the meeting include Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Consul General Paul Folmsbee, and U.S. Ambassador to India David Mulford.
Six Americans died in the attacks.