From the UK's Mirror comes the story that the Mumbai (India) terrorists coughed up illicit street drugs including LSD, cocaine, and apparently anabolic steroids. The Mirror notes that it is not uncommon for training terrorists to incorporate steroids in their workouts.
Indian police sources say tests on the bodies of dead Islamic fanatics revealed traces of stimulant drugs.
One said: “We found injections containing traces of cocaine and LSD left behind by the terrorists and later found drugs in their blood.
“There was also evidence of steroids, which isn’t uncommon in terrorists. These men were all toned, suggesting they had been doing some heavy training for the attacks
Cocaine is a 'stimulant'' drug that improves endurance and increases vigor with short term use.
“This explains why they managed to battle the commandos for over 50 hours with no food or sleep.”
The source said one gunman is thought to have injected himself with large doses of stimulant so he could keep on fighting after he was seriously wounded.
The one surviving terrorist discussed with police the rigorous training the group undertook:
Kasav is said to have told interrogators the attack was meticulously planned six months ago at a training camp in Pakistan. Yesterday the death toll was given as 172 killed, with 239 people wounded.