Terrorists were young men in jeans: eyewitness


” Terrorists were not more than 20-25 years of age. They were dressed casually in jeans and T-shirts but were very aggressive in their demeanour. They kept screaming that they wanted anyone with a British or an American passport ” the witness told media persons. A little-known militant group going by the name of “Deccan Mujahideen” today claimed responsibility for the coordinated terror strikes in Mumbai on Wednesday night. It was said that the Terrorists came through Boat. In the camera shots of a suspected terrorist show him with an AK-47 assault rifle, dressed in a black half T-shirt and jeans with a blue rucksack hung over his left shoulder and red sacred thread tied on his right wrist. Gunmen killed at least 110 people in a series of attacks in India’s financial capital Mumbai and they began moving into one of two five-star hotels, where Western hostages were being held, Report. Tourists were also taken as the Hostages from Oberai Hotels and Taj Mahal Hotels. A witness said that sound of firing were heared and fumes were seen as he was watching. Police said at least 600 people were wounded in the Mumbai attacks which, apart from the hotels, also targeted hospitals and railway stations.

The Cafe Leopold, perhaps the most famous restaurant and hang-out for tourists in the city, was also hit. Organisation called Deccan Mujahideen claimed for the Attack. ” I guess they were after foreigners, because they were asking for British or American passports. They came from the restaurant and took us up the stairs “, said Rakesh Patel, a British witness who lives in Hong Kong and was staying at the Taj Mahal hotel on business.


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