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01/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Anguished Indian Public Presses Leaders For Answers

MUMBAI, India -- At least two senior Indian officials have now resigned over their failure to thwart the horrific attacks in Mumbai last week, as further evidence emerged Monday of the possible links to Pakistan of the gunmen who went on a 60-hour rampage here in India's financial capital.

The United States sought to intervene to calm hostilities between India and Pakistan, nuclear-armed neighbors who have fought three wars in the past.

As questions still remained about whether more than 10 gunmen were involved in the conspiracy, the United States sent Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to India, and speaking on her way in London she called on Pakistan in blunt terms "to follow the evidence wherever it leads."

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