Don't know what was happening:
Released foreign hostage
Nov 28 (IANS) "I don't know what was happening,"
an unidentified woman, who was among some 50 people, mainly
foreigners, who were escorted out of the Oberoi-Trident hotel
here Friday after being confined to their rooms for more than
entire group was taken in a bus to the trauma centre of the
Bombay Hospital for precautionary tests.
Oberoi-Trident was one of the three buildings that terrorists
stormed into Wednesday night in a series of coordinated attacks
at 13 locations in India's commercial capital that have so
far claimed 125 lives and injured 327.
up operations are underway at the iconic Taj Mahal Palace
and Tower Hotel on the waterfront opposite the Gateway of
India monument and at the Nariman House in Coloba, which is
home to a Jewish religious and cultural centre.
other foreigner, however, was willing to speak to journalists,
in spite of the large number of camera crews who hounded them
from the hotel to the waiting bus.
of the foreigners, a man, was heard mumbling that the police
had cautioned the group against speaking to the media.
don't know what happened," the woman repeated, adding:
"They asked us to stay in our rooms. I heard blasting
don't know what was happening," she replied when asked
whether she had witnessed the terrorists storming the hotel.
didn't see anything. I only heard blasting," she added.