Nov. 27,2008 UPDATE:
Terrorist attack Mumbai, India chronology!
CNN coverage of Mumbai, India terrorist attack
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Mumbai: PM blames ‘outsiders’ as hotel battles rage
MUMBAI, India (CNN) — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh suggests the group behind the Mumbai terrorist attacks is based outside the country as police battle gunmen in three locations to free hostages a day after more than 100 people were killed.
CNN reporters said regular gun fire and blasts could be heard Thursday at the Oberoi and Taj Mahal hotels and a Jewish center in the city.
Late in the day police had some success, with 10 hostages reportedly freed from the Oberoi.
Maharashtra official Bhushan Gagrani said the Taj situation was “almost sorted out” and that police expected to clear the Oberoi by tonight. Hostages remained, but he didn’t say how many. More…
Who is to blame for Mumbai attacks?
MUMBAI, India (CNN) — A group calling itself the Deccan Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s coordinated and deadly attacks in southern Mumbai, but security analysts know next to nothing about them.
Analysts do not know who the Deccan Mujahideen are affiliated with, whether they are new or the offshoot of an old group.
India ranks among the countries where terrorism is most common, according to the U.S. State Department. And cross-pollination among various terror groups in south Asia makes it difficult to separate them, they say. More…
Nov. 26, 2008 Time at posting 10:50 p.m. EST
Indian Mujahadeen Terrorist strike ten sites in Mumbai.
They claim credit for attack. At least 87 killed 185 wounded.
Americans and British targeted by attackers. Islamic militant group claims responsibility. Chief of Anti- Terrorist unit killed.
Siege continues at dawn. 9 terrorist killed
State Department Unaware of American casualties / Tries to account for all Americans.
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Police: Attackers used automatic weapons and grenades
Two Luxury hotels, train station, restaurant targeted.
Hostage situation in two hotels.
Landmark Taj Hotel burning.
Situation fluid and continues as dawn approaches.
Mumbai massacre as terrorists strike
Published Date: 27 November 2008 By BRIAN FERGUSON
A SERIES of co-ordinated terror attacks – seemingly targeting Britons and Americans – left at least 78 people dead and more than 200 injured in the Indian city of Mumbai last night.
Heavily armed gunmen opened fire on the city’s crowded main railway station, as well as at hospitals, a police headquarters, luxury hotels and a restaurant popular with tourists. More…