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148 hostages rescued from Oberoi hotel

At least 148 people held hostage by terrorists in Oberoi hotel have been rescued, police officials said. Majority of them are foreigners. See map.

india Updated: Nov 28, 2008 15:44 IST

Indian police said on Friday that 93 guests had been evacuated so far from Oberoi Hotel.

The announcement was made by a police officer over loudspeaker outside the hotel.

The people from all age groups were taken out in batches and rushed to the Trauma Centre of Bombay Hospital in private buses for a precautionary medical check up.

The hotel was one of the 10 prominent locations in Mumbai where terrorists struck Wednesday night. The attack that continued into Friday has claimed 125 lives and injured 327 people.