Two of Jharkhand killed in Mumbai terror attacks

November 28th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Nov 28 (IANS) Two people from Jharkhand were among those killed in the coordinated terrorist attacks that rocked Mumbai Wednesday night. Malayesh Banerji, a resident of Ranchi, was killed by terrorists in Taj hotel and Prakash Mandal, a resident of Giridih district, was killed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway station of Mumbai.

Malayesh, 27, was working as an executive in Reliance Urban Infrastructure Venture Company and was attending a meeting at the hotel. He was gunned down by the terrorists Wednesday night.

Malayesh’s relatives said: “He was the only son and was to get married on Dec 6. Parents were busy preparing for his marriage. Now, they are shocked and are not speaking to anyone. They are just waiting for his body.”

The victim studied engineering from IIT Kharagpur and management from Singapore.

Prakash Mandal was working as labourer in Mumbai for the last eight years. He had gone to see off his younger brother at CST railway station when the terrorists attacked the station.

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