62-hour siege of Taj hotel ends
The operation to flush out terrorists from Taj Hotel has been completed, putting an end to the 62-hour siege by terrorists three of whom were killed on Saturday morning in an assault by the elite commandos of National Security Guards (NSG). An AK-47 rifle was also recovered from them.
However, the NSG is still sanitising the hotel to check if any remaining terrorist or explosive is still in the 400-room hotel.
The operation to secure the 100-year-old heritage hotel in Colaba area was still in progress and NSG was undertaking the combing operation.
Oberoi hotel was cleared of terrorists yesterday as also the Nariman House. A number of dead bodies of hostages have been found in both the places.