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Officials quit over India attacks



Indian soldiers keep guard outside the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai on Friday evening - 28/11/2008

Indian soldiers are fighting at least one gunman at the luxury Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai more than 48 hours after deadly attacks were launched across the city that have killed at least 140 people.

Journalists outside the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai as the siege continued - 28/11/2008

The hotel was among at least seven sites attacked late Wednesday by an estimated two dozen militants who went on a shooting spree.

Indian commandos outside Nariman House, site of the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Centre - 28/11/2008

While almost 100 people were rescued from another hotel, five hostages were confirmed killed at a Jewish community centre after a troop assault. Two gunmen were also found dead.

Grenade explodes in window of Taj Mahal hotel - 28/11/2008

The Taj Mahal hotel was one of the Mumbai landmarks popular with foreign visitors and businesspeople which were attacked.

An Indian National Security Guard commando abseils from a helicopter onto the rooftop of Nariman House in Mumbai, 28 November 2008

Commandos from the National Security Guard stormed the Chabad Lubavitch Jewish centre, abseiling onto the roof from helicopters.

An Indian National Security Guard commando fires on militants in Nariman House from an adjoining building in Mumbai on November 28, 2008

From a neighbouring rooftop, troops shot at suspected militants in the building.

The mother of Vijaya Rao Bhanja, 48, an executive chef at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, weeps over his photograph after his death in a militant attack

At least 24 young men, armed with machine guns and grenades, fanned out across the city on Wednesday evening, indiscriminately shooting into crowds of people.

A hostage peeks from a window of the Oberoi-Trident hotel in Mumbai, 28 November 2008

At least 93 people were rescued from the Oberoi-Trident hotel after commandos cleared it of gunmen.

A woman smiles from the window of a bus after being freed from the Oberoi-Trident hotel in Mumbai, 28 November 2008

Most of those freed were Westerners.

Freed hostages leave the Oberoi-Trident hotel in Mumbai on November 28, 2008

The relief of the guests at the end of their ordeal was evident.

A woman with a group of Thai tourists freed from the Oberoi-Trident  hotel in Mumbai, 28 November 2008

However, more than 20 people are thought to have died in the Oberoi.




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