Attack on Nariman House: Event sequence

November 28, 2008

Two-three terrorists are still holed up inside the Nariman House building which is under their siege. Following is an account of how and what happened there:

At 9:20 pm on Wednesday, two men came on a scooter at Nariman house, near the Bootleggers Pub in Colaba and hurled grenade at a nearby petrol pump.

The grenade missed the petrol reservoir but destroyed the facade of station.After hurling the grenade, the terrorists ran into Nariman House building behind petrol pump, which is a Jewish residential building. The terrorists murdered two people there.

A few terrorists then remained holed up silently for hours. They surfaced again in the morning and hold people hostage and the hostage drama still continues.

At 9:24 pm, another attack occurred at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus where two gunmen stormed in the station. They hurled hand grenades and fired at the people there. many were injured after the firing. The terrorists ran out in a short while.

On Thursday, militants started firing again and held the people residing there as hostages. Army commandos retaliated. Encounter went on for the entire day, no one could be rescued.

Seven hostages rescued at night. Lull after 3 am

On Friday, gunshots heard early in morning, exchange took place for about 5 minutes.

Helicopters circling Nariman House areas, doing surveillance

Sporadic gunfire being heard.

People living around the place asked not to come outside. Area evacuated.

Commandos airdropped on Nariman House for final operation.

Source: NDTV