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Indian court holds 12 suspects guilty of 2006 Mumbai train bombings that killed 188 people

  • A defendant, one of the 13 accused in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case leaves 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.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

    A defendant, one of the 13 accused in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case leaves 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.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)  (The Associated Press)

  • 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.(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.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)  (The Associated Press)

  • A defendant, center right, one of the 13 accused in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case, leaves 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.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

    A defendant, center right, one of the 13 accused in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings case, leaves 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.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)  (The Associated Press)

An Indian court has convicted 12 suspects for the bombings of seven Mumbai commuter trains that killed 188 people and wounded 800 others in July 2006.

Judge Yatin D. Shinde on Friday found them guilty of murder and criminal conspiracy charges and said he will announce their sentences on Monday after hearing arguments from the prosecutors and defense attorneys. They face the death penalty.

The trial in the case in Mumbai lasted more than seven years.

Prosecutors say the conspiracy was hatched by Pakistan's Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence, or ISI, and carried out by Lashkar-e-Tayyaba operatives with help from the Students' Islamic Movement of India, a banned militant organization.

The Lashkar-e-Tayyaba is a Pakistan-based Islamic militant group. Pakistan has denied the Indian claims.