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Indian soldiers stand guard at the Taj Mahal hotel

An assault by Indian troops has ended a three-day siege at Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel.

Soldiers by the Taj Mahal hotel, 29 Nov

A number of people were being held hostage there by gunmen who attacked multiple locations in the city on Wednesday, leaving at least 195 people dead.

Two commandos look from one of the windows at the Taj Hotel

Commandos launched an attack in the early hours of Saturday to flush the remaining militants out, killing three.

Firemen douse flames at the Taj Mahal hotel

Firemen extinguished a blaze in the building once troops had announced that they had control of it.

Two commandos stand in a bus after the Taj Mahal siege ends

Teams of commandos searched the hotel for casualties and threats. Others stood down after the lengthy stand-off.

An Indian soldier stands in a charred room at the Taj Mahal hotel

The three-day battle left large parts of the historic building destroyed.

People throw flower petals as the body of Hemant Karkare, the chief of Mumbai's Anti-Terrorist Squad, is taken for cremation in Mumbai.

The funerals have now started of some of those killed in the attacks, including the chief of Mumbai's Anti-Terrorist Squad, Hemant Karkare.

The sister Relatives at the funeral of Haresh Gohil.

Here relatives mourn over the body of Haresh Gohil, 16, who was killed near a Jewish community centre.




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