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Blast At Taj   Firefighters try to douse a fire at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. The attacks that left dozens dead in India’s financial capital have dealt a fresh blow to the country as an investment destination, but India’s size and growth will retain their allure over the long term. 

 

 

 

 

Commando On their JobA commando takes position in the neighbouring building of “Nariman Bhavan”, where armed militants are believed to be holed up in Mumbai November 27, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Army At TajArmy soldiers reinforce the Taj hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guest RescuedGuests at the Taj hotel in Mumbai are rescued by firemen November 27, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DestructionDebris lies scattered at a blast site in Mumbai November 27, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

India ShootingA military helicopter circles around the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008. A trickle of bodies and hostages emerged from a luxury hotel Thursday as Indian commandoes tried to free people trapped by suspected Muslim militants who attacked at least 10 targets in India’s financial capital of Mumbai. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chopper In ActionCommandoes get down from a chopper to the roof of a house owned by Israelis in Colaba, Mumbai, India, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008. Security forces assaulted a Jewish center in Mumbai where Muslim militants were believed holed up with possible hostages Friday, with black-clad commandos dropping from a Indian helicopter as sharpshooters opened fire on the five-story building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commandos From chopperA National Security Guard commandoes provides cover fire as commandoes get down from a chopper to the roof of a house owned by Israelis in Colaba, Mumbai, India, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008. Security forces assaulted a Jewish center in Mumbai where Muslim militants were believed holed up with possible hostages Friday, with black-clad commandos dropping from a Indian helicopter as sharpshooters opened fire on the five-story building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guests RescuedAn employee (C) of the Taj Hotel (seen in the background) comforts foreign guests in Mumbai November 27, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Cancelled   NOVEMBER 27, 2008 – Bhubaneshwar: Indian cricketers Goutam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag, after ODI matches against England got cancelled over Mumbai terror attacks, in Bhubaneshwar on Thursday. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smoke From TajPigeons fly near a flame from the Taj Hotel hotel in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Death And InjuriesA man injured in a gun battle is carried to a hospital in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. Indian police say several people have been wounded when gunmen opened fire on at least seven places in Mumbai, including luxury hotels. A.N. Roy, a senior police officer, says police were battling the gunmen. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SuspectionA suspected terrorist is seen with a rifle outside the Chatrapati Shivaj Terminal railway station in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HorrorLuggage of passengers lie scattered on a blood splattered platform at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008.

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