Sunday, November 30, 2008

First pictures of burned-out rooms inside Mumbai terror siege hotel

Cover: Soldiers in sniper positions as a gun battle rages inside the Taj Mahal Hotel

From The Daily Mail:

The first pictures of burned-out rooms at a luxury Mumbai hotel where terrorists were holed up for three days were released today after the siege ended.

The shocking images emerged after crack troops killed the remaining three insurgents at the five-star Taj Mahal after a fierce one-hour gun battle.

At least 195 people were killed in a series of ten coordinated attacks which began on Wednesday - but the death toll is likely to rise much further.

Elite National Security Guard commandos said they discovered 30 bodies in a single room after storming the Taj Mahal hotel at 7.30am.

Authorities said that nine of the ten terrorists who arrived in India's financial capital by boat . One was captured during the intense standoff.

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My Comment: In the days to come, I am sure that more pictures and videos will become available that will reveal the true destructive nature of this assault.

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