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Mumbai Under Seige

Taj Hotel Burning at Mumbai

Taj Hotel Burning at Mumbai

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26 November: Shock reverberates in my body when I see the morning newspaper headline, while traveling for work. Mumbai under siege. 80 dead, 300 injured. I visibly withered after reading the headline. I had missed last evening (25 November) bulletin.

Was it a coincidence that a day ago I had watched Denzel Washington-Bruce Willis-Annette Bening-starrer 1998 movie, The Seige? One of the targets of attack in the movie was elite broadway after having hit the commute system. Eventually military was called to manage country’s own citizens against all prudence. Now elite hotels like Taj and Trident Oberoi are under siege. Terrorists have attacked Nariman House, CST terminal and hospitals. Since three days! Death toll and number of injured have increased since the first newspaper headline. 125 lives lost and 327 injured as per latest bulletin. You can check list of released hostages, injured, and deceased here at Mumbai Help.

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  • @sahilk I won't. I can easily find out myself if I ever need to. :) @teatattler 1 day ago
  • @teatattler @sahilk Maybe question is ok among close friends. But rest of women should stop really. 1 day ago
  • @sahilk ya. Women have proclivity to do this all the time. These days even at water cooler at work women ask me where I got a dress. 1 day ago
  • @sahilk I might admire what they wear. But I'll never go down to how much was it for and where did you buy it. 1 day ago
  • @sahilk To me, its impolite & cheap. Perhaps because I pay no attention to what people wear. It's the people who matter. 1 day ago

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