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Mumbai victims from all walks of life

More details have emerged of some of the more than 170 people who lost their lives in the Mumbai attacks. Twenty-two of them are known to be foreign nationals.

Loumia Hiridjee in 1998
French Lingerie entrepreneur Loumia Hiridjee died in the Oberoi

Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg, 29, and his wife Rivkah, 28, were among six Jews killed in the Mumbai attacks. They were found dead at the Jewish cultural centre, known as Nariman House, which was one of the gunmen's key targets. Their two-year-old son was saved by his nanny, who had hidden in a closet and found the boy next to his parents' bodies. Bentzion Chroman and Leibish Teitlebaum were among the other Jewish dead.

The head of Mumbai's Anti-Terrorism Squad, Hemant Karkare, was killed tackling gunmen who had attacked the Cama Hospital, a charitable facility for women and children. Hundreds of people attended his funeral at the weekend.

American Alan Scherr, 58, and his daughter Naomi, 13, were killed at the Oberoi hotel's cafe.

German Ralph Burkei, 51, was killed during the attacks at the Taj Mahal hotel. He was a co-owner of a media firm based in Munich.

The well-known Indian writer and food critic Sabina Sehgal Saikia died at the Taj Hotel. She was in Mumbai to attend a wedding reception. When the attack on the hotel began, she hid under the bed and sent text messages to staff and her husband. In the last message she said the attackers had managed to get into her bathroom.

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Canadian physician Michael Moss died with his partner in the Oberoi

Briton Andreas Liveras, 73, a self-made millionaire who rose to become one of Britain's most successful entrepreneurs, was shot dead in the Taj.

Malayesh Banerjee, a venture capital executive based in Mumbai, was killed by gunmen as he dined with friends at the Leopold Cafe. He was due to be married in a week's time.

Lawyer Laxmi Narayan Goel, 55, was visiting Mumbai and was supposed to take the train back home to Hyderabad. He rang his family to tell them that he had missed the train. He boarded a taxi to go to his sister's home when a grenade thrown by the militants exploded in his taxi.

Ashok Kapur, non-executive chairman of YES bank, died in the Trident-Oberoi. Mr Kapur and his wife, Madhu, were dining in the hotel when the gunmen struck. Mrs Kapur hid with a Spanish couple and later escaped.

Australian Doug Markell, 71, a semi-retired businessman and former deputy mayor, was shot dead in the Taj.

French couple Mourad Amarsy, 49, and his wife Loumia Hiridjee, 47, the founder of the French lingerie brand Princess Tam Tam, were killed while dining at the Oberoi.

Canadian physician Michael Moss, 73, and his partner Elizabeth Russell, 65, died in the Oberoi.

Nationalities of other victims included Italian, Mexican, Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Singaporean.

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