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Victim in 2008 terrorist attack describes horror

CHICAGO (AP) — An American woman who was injured during the 2008 terrorist attack on Mumbai, India, says the brutal violence still haunts her.

Linda Ragsdale gave emotional testimony Thursday in Chicago's federal court during the sentencing of David Headley, who faces up to life in prison.

Ragsdale is a Tennessee children's author who was shot at a hotel in Mumbai.

She lost two friends in the attacks and described her fear and horror as she watched the gunman and how she felt a bullet move through her body and her pants soaked with blood.

Roughly 160 people were killed in the three-day rampage in which 10 gunmen from a Pakistani-based militant group fanned out across Mumbai. They attacked a crowded train station, the landmark Taj Mahal Hotel and other targets.


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