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Key developments in the Mumbai terror attack
Another grenade blast in Oberoi hotel. (At 22.30)Prime Minister Manmohan Singh holds meeting with Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir, Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh here. Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil and National Security Adviser were also present. (At 22.15)One round of gunshot fired in Nariman House. (At 22.15) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits JJ Hospital to enquire about the condition of those injured in the terror attacks (At 9.30 pm) Another explosion in the first floor of the old building of Taj hotel and several rounds of gunshot heard. Military personnel taking position around the hotel. Another grenade blast in Trident (Oberoi) hotel (At 9 pm) Taj Hotels GM's wife, children killed in terrorist attack Terrorist attacks happened due to intelligence failure, says Leader of Opposition L K Advani. UK sending anti-terrorism experts to Mumbai: Brown Home Minister Shivraj Patil must go: Bardhan Fire at Trident (Oberoi) hotel (At 8 pm) Mumbai attacks had some al-Qaeda hallmarks: Britain Indian naval official will not rule out Somali pirates' role At least 7 hostages rescued from Oberoi hotel. (At 7 pm) Seven terrorists killed in Mumbai, says Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh. Railway ADGP K. P. Raghuvanshi given temporary charge of ATS. (At 6 pm)The groups behind attacks in Mumbai are based outside the country, says Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Multiple explosions heard at old building of Taj Hotel. Thirty five people held as hostages inside Oberoi Hotel. (At 5.30 pm)Indian Navy locates the ship M V Alpha used by the terrorists Third grenade blast heard from Trident Hotel Jewish priest Gabriel among hostages held at Nariman House, police say. (At 5 pm)Explosions heard inside Taj hotel also.Grenade blast heard from Nariman House, where 6 terrorists are holed up. 9 foreigners among 101 killed in Mumbai terror attacksAll people trapped in Taj Hotel rescued, says DGP A.N.Roy.200 more NSG commandos being sent to Mumbai: NSG spokesperson. Hand-grenades lobbed from Oberoi Hotel.Security forces and holed up terrorists exchange fire in Nariman House. One terrorist killed, 6 more ultras suspected to be inside the building, says police. Maharashtra government annonces Rs 5 lakh compensation to the kin of those killed in the terror attacks. Rs 50,000 will be paid to the seriously injured. Defence Minister A K Antony calls a high-level meeting of the armed forces in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks. Two bodies brought out of terror-struck Taj Hotel in Mumbai and taken away in an ambulance. Five terrorists killed and one captured in Mumbai, says Maharashtra Dy CM R.R. Patil.Four to five terrorists are suspected to be holed up inside Nariman House, says Police.Advani to accompany Manmohan Singh during visit to terror-hit Mumbai.Mumbai police did not have prior inputs about terror attacks, says R.R. Patil.NSG commandos reach Trident Hotel to flush out terrorists.Maharashtra Cabinet to meet at 2 pm in backdrop of terror attacks on Mumbai; all-party meet at 3 pm.NSG commandos launch operation at Nariman House.Major General R K Hooda, General Officer Commanding of Maharashtra, Goa and Guja