Terrorists hijack police vehicle in Mumbai: eyewitness

November 27th, 2008 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Suspected terrorists hijacked a police jeep near Metro Cinema here and fired at two policemen who were in the vehicle, an eyewitness said.Metro Cinema was one of the targets of seven “coordinated terrorist attacks” in Mumbai Wednesday night, in which at least 17 people were killed and over 50 were reported injured.

The police said gunbattle between the terrorists and the police were on in at least three places, including the Taj and Trident hotels.

Two terrorists attacked the police vehicle near the Metro Cinema and dragged two policemen from it after firing at them, the eyewitness told IANS.

The policemen were seriously injured and rushed to a hospital, according to the witness.

Metro Cinema in south Mumbai is barely one-and-half km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (previously known as Victoria Terminus), which also came under the terrorist attack.mumbai terror attack

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