Bombay under attack. Terror spreads all around
South mumbai cordended off
Firing in South Mumbai
Unconfirmed reports of firing in Mumbai Surburbs
Comandos entering the hotel oberi to flush out terroist
OK THIS IS KAIZAD HERE NOW.
2 suspected terrorists shot dead at chowpatty
2 blasts reported at the roof top of old taj hotel
16 dead. atleast 50 injured.
Anti terrorism squad called in.
chief minister rushing back from kerala
phone lines jammed..
2 terrorists @ vt station
atleast two rumored blasts outside vt.
gunshots heard in taj hotel again.
terrorists are REPORTED IN THE OBEROI HOTEL!
DOME OF TAJ HOTEL HAS AN FACED AN EXPLOSION.
LIVE BOMB BEING DEFUSED BEING OUTSIDE THE TAJ HOTEL AS WE SPEAK!
CENTRAIL RAILWAY HAS CLOSED DOWN.
WESTERN RAILWAY TO BE SHUT.
DEATH TOLL ESCALATES.
INJURED OVER 60 AT ONE HOSPITAL ALONE @ ST GEORGE'S HOSPITAL.
TOTAL INJURED TOLL GOES OVER 200.
KHANDAHAR RESTAURANT @ OBEROI UNDER ATTACK
* Colaba: Petrol pump blown up * 10 killed in Colaba attack * Gun battle outside Metro cinema hall * Hotel Oberoi, Hotel Taj under siege * RAF considering commando action, may storm hotels * Local trains suspended Mumbai: At least four people are reported to have been killed and 15 are injured as unidentified groups of gunmen opened fire in at least four places across south Mumbai on Wednesday night. * CJ: Are you there? Send us pics, videos Mumbai police confirm it is a terrorist attack. The five-star Hotel Oberoi is under siege and gunmen are reported to have held the occupants hostage. Reports say 10 gunmen are holed up inside Hotel Oberoi. Firing and gunshots are also reported from CST Railway Terminus, the popular Café Leopold restaurant and Cama Hospital - all in south Mumbai. Hotels under siege The first incident took place at between 2215 hrs IST and 2230 hrs IST when bullets, apparently from automatic weapons, were fired at police and paramilitary forces outside the Taj Hotel in south Mumbai. The next, near simultaneous shooting took place near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus police station in which six people were injured. Police have cordoned off the CST Railway Terminus, a crowded place at this time of the evening, and have stopped entry. Press Trust of India reports two persons armed with automatic weapons and hand grenades are holed up inside the CST station. PTI also reports three people, employees of Taj Hotel in South Mumbai, were killed after being fired upon by terrorists and an equal number of people died in a bomb blast in a taxi at Dockyard Road. The lobby of Hotel Oberoi is reportedly on fire. At CST Unidentified persons opened fire near Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, headquarters of the Central Railway, which is a world heritage building and remains crowded almost throughout the day. Local train services to and from CST have been suspended. A police official said he saw two people, armed with automatic weapons at CST. "They opened indiscriminate fire and fled inside. They are reported to be holed up between platform seven and eight," he said. Two more blasts have been reported from Majhgaon and BPT Colony.
ONE MORE BOMB DEFUSED OUTSIDE THE TAJ HOTEL..
ENCOUNTER AT OBEROI HOTEL NOW OVER.
LEOPOLDS HOTEL ALSO UNDER ATTACK.
POLICE STATES AIR SURVEILLANCE READY.
POLICE CONTEMPLATING ARMED COMMANDO STORMING ACTION
DEATH TOLL NOW RUMOURED TO BE 60.
TERRORISTS HAVE AK 47'S AND GRENADES.
ONE MORE BLAST HAS JUST OCCURED AT THE HOTEL TAJ (1.18AM)
HOSTAGES TAKEN AT TAJ HOTEL. HOSTAGES ARE MAINLY FOREIGN NATIONALS (CONFIRMED)
A BOAT FILLED WITH EXPLOSIVES IS FOUND NEAR THE GATEWAY OF INDIA (RUMOURED)
15 NAVY COMMANDOS EACH (2 TEAMS, 1 FOR TRIDENT HOTEL, 1 FOR OBEROI HOTEL)
SHOOTING REPORTED AT JUHU (RAMADA HOTEL AND JW MARRIOT HOTEL) (CONFIRMED)
ANTI TERRORISM SQUAD (ATS) CHIEF KARKARE INJURED ALONG WITH 4 OTHER OFFICERS ALSO FROM THE ATS. (LOCATION UNCONFIRMED)
FIRE REPORTED ON 5TH FLOOR OF OLD TAJ HOTEL
NEW UPDATE -> HEAD OF ATS KARKARE AND HIS OTHER SENIORMOST OFFICER NOW DEAD IN THE ATTACK AT CAMA HOSPITAL. BODY KEPT AT JJ HOSPITAL
2 terrorists confirmed to be dead.
10 constables injured.
4 senior police officials of the maharashtra police killed.
4 anti terrorism operations ongoing.
Taj and Trident (formally called oberoi) hotel have been secured by the Army
100 patients rumoured to be taken hostage at cama hospital.