Long stretches of fertile paddy fields in villages of Navelim-Kudnem-Sankhalim in North Goa, have turned into big dusty grounds with piles of iron ore stocked on it. Locals here claim that illegal mining industry is rapidly gulping landmasses, which were earlier fertile territories.
A diamond trader of Surat died, while three others sustained serious injuries in the bomb blast that took place at Zaveri Bazaar in Mumbai, on Wednesday evening.
Part of a group of traders that went to Mumbai for business, they were caught up in the bomb.
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