12 Men Found Guilty in 2006 Mumbai Train Bombings

Two of the 13 defendants in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case leave for the prison after the court verdict, in Mumbai, India, Friday Sept. 11, 2015. Twelve suspected Islamic militants were convicted Friday for the bombings nine years ago of seven Mumbai commuter trains that killed 188 people and wounded more than 800. All but one suspects were convicted in the case. Their sentences will be announced by the court on Monday. (PHOTO CREDIT: AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Two of the 13 defendants in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case leave for the prison after the court verdict, in Mumbai, India, Friday Sept. 11, 2015. Twelve suspected Islamic militants were convicted Friday for the bombings nine years ago of seven Mumbai commuter trains that killed 188 people and wounded more than 800. All but one suspects were convicted in the case. Their sentences will be announced by the court on Monday. (PHOTO CREDIT: AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

An Indian court pronounced 12 men guilty on Friday for carrying out the 2006 series of train bombings in Mumbai.

The blasts killed 180 people and wounded over 800 on July 11, 2006, when seven pressure-cooker bombs detonated across the city within 15 minutes during rush hour. The men face the death penalty or life in prison at their Monday sentencing, the BBC reports.

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SOURCE: TIME, Julia Zorthian

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