Mumbai

Remembering 26/11: Images from then and now

Teams of gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, hospitals and a crowded train station in coordinated attacks across Mumbai, taking Westerners hostage and leaving parts of the city under siege.

In this file photo taken on November 27, 2008 firefighters attempt to put out a fire as smoke billows from the hotel. The iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel, the epicenter of the 2008 terror attacks, with its imposing, red-tiled dome, overlooks the Gateway of India monument, left, in Mumbai, India. Thirty-one people died inside the hotel, including staff trying to guide the guests to safety. Photo: AFP
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was a target during the attack. Policemen seen at the shooting site at Chattrapati Shivaji railway terminus on November 26, 2008. Photo: AFP and PTI
National Security Guard commandos surround Nariman House where militants were holed up on November 28, 2008. Bullet marks of the deadly terror attack are still visible on the walls of Jewish Chabad community centre (Nariman House). Photo: AP and PTI
In this photo taken on November 22, 2018, an employee is reflected on a glass panel with a bullet hole from the 2008 Mumbai attacks at the Leopold Cafe, the site of one of the assaults, in Mumbai. Photo: AFP
Nariman House at Colaba was also targeted during the attack. Photo: PTI
In this November 27, 2008, fire engulfs a part of the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. Photo: AP
Illuminated Taj Mahal Palace hotel and tower seen on December 21, 2008. The hotel reopened its doors to a thousand guests this day, after the terror attacks. Photo: Vivek Bendre
The room of Moshe Holtzberg, son of slain US Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg who was killed with his wife, is seen left in the same state following the 2008 Mumbai militant attacks on November 25, 2018. Nariman House, one of the targets of the attacks, was renamed the Nariman Light House and will be a memorial, making it the only place in Mumbai to honour all the 166 victims of the incident. Photo: AFP