Operation at Mumbai’s Oberoi Trident to be over soon: Deshmukh

November 28th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The security operation at the Oberoi Trident Hotel - one of the 10 places attacked by terrorists in Mumbai - would be completed soon even as firing is still on at another five star hotel, Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Desmukh said Friday afternoon.“The difficult operation at the Oberoi is completed and we believe that the entire operation would be completed in the next one or two hours (2 p.m.),” Deshmukh told reporters outside the hotel.

“There could be some injured or dead bodies inside the Trident hotel and we are in the process of clearing it,” said Deshmukh, who was accompanied by his cabinet ministers.

The chief minister said operations at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel were on in full swing. “There is one terrorist still holed up there and we would soon clear it also,” he added.

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