India: After the Horror

Photograph for TIME by Adam Ferguson

Remembering the dead and injured: A candlelight vigil in Mumbai on Nov. 30, the day after the city's nightmare ended

Of all the images out of Mumbai since Nov. 26 — a wild-eyed gunman in cargo pants and T shirt, black smoke engulfing the grand dome of the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, a cherubic toddler robbed of his parents — the one hardest to grasp is Mumbai without people. Driving toward south Mumbai on the morning after the attacks, the city's normally teeming streets were emptied of life. In one sense, this was lovely, if disturbing: you had unimpeded views of the city's stately colonial buildings, its stone-paved avenues and the glittering sea. But this absence of humanity also...

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