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Terrorists attack Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 26th 2008

November 26th, 2008 · 5 Comments

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Something lot of us had at the back of our minds… after the serial blasts all over India in the last 6-9 months when will the terrorists attack Mumbai… Never thought i would ever blog about something so gruesome as this. I pray for those who have had to go through the ordeal and have lost their loved ones.  Its about time Indian government took a hard stance against this.

I was wondering why there was police check post on my way home… Been checking the news since the last 2 hours…

Areas under attack:

  • Taj Hotel
  • Oberoi Hotel
  • Cama hospital
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Station
  • Girgaum Chowpatty
  • Vile Parle
  • Mazegaon
  • Juhu Marriott Hotel
  • Metro Adlabs
  • Leopold cafe @ Colaba

26th Nov 2008

The terrorists have attacked the town area (south bombay) this time. Two of the best hotels Taj and Oberoi are where the terrorists have taken hostage and gunshots were fired. This has been a coordinated terrorist attack with terrorists have fired gunshots and thrown grenades at multiple places at the same time (CST station, Metro, Cama hospital, Mazegaon dockyard road).

  • A Taxi Cab was blown to bits and pieces at Parle very close to the domestic airport and a Petrol pump at colaba was targetted.
  • There are rumours of some blasts at Nepeansea Road one of the poshest area in Mumbai.
  • At the moment i can see rooftop of Taj and lobby area of  Oberoi hotel on fire.
  • News just in that 2 terrorists have been shot dead.
  • A boat full of explosives has been found near Gateway of India…
  • The terrorists at the Oberoi hotel are asking for US Citizens staying there.
  • Fifth blast at Taj hotel!
  • Encounter specialist – Vijay salaskar, Hemant Karkare killed.
  • Mr Krishandas a Member of Parliament and a hostage at Taj Hotel says the terrorists came and fired at the Shamiana restaurant. They are currently holed at the 1st floor of the hotel along with 300 more people.
  • Commandos surround Taj and Oberoi hotel
  • Army backs up Naval Commandos who have entered Oberoi hotel
  • Another blast outside the Taj hotel cant confirm if it was a controlled blast or one of the bombs found near the pavement earlier.
  • Commandos entering the Taj Hotel right now!
  • 9 people have been arrested
  • 3 MP’s, 100 guests among those holed up in Taj  hotel
  • Firing still going on at Cama hostpital 4th floor!
  • Firing reported in Borivali area
  • 4 dead bodies supspected to be of terrorists taken out of Oberoi hotel

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