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Mumbai attacks: a look back

<p>A reporter talks on her phone as smoke is seen coming from Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

A reporter talks on her phone as smoke is seen coming from Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

A reporter talks on her phone as smoke is seen coming from Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A suspected gunman walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai November 26, 2008.  REUTERS/The Times of India </p>

A suspected gunman walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai November 26, 2008. REUTERS/The Times of India

A suspected gunman walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai November 26, 2008. REUTERS/The Times of India

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<p>Smoke rises from the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008.  REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe </p>

Smoke rises from the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

Smoke rises from the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

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<p>People duck as gunshots are fired from inside the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe </p>

People duck as gunshots are fired from inside the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

People duck as gunshots are fired from inside the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

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<p>A video grab shows army personnel on a balcony of the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Reuters TV </p>

A video grab shows army personnel on a balcony of the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Reuters TV

A video grab shows army personnel on a balcony of the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Reuters TV

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<p>Police escort a stranded guest from Taj hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Police escort a stranded guest from Taj hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Police escort a stranded guest from Taj hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>Firemen try to douse a fire at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Firemen try to douse a fire at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Firemen try to douse a fire at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>An employee (C) of the Taj Hotel (seen in the background) comforts foreign guests in Mumbai November 27, 2008.  REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

An employee (C) of the Taj Hotel (seen in the background) comforts foreign guests in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

An employee (C) of the Taj Hotel (seen in the background) comforts foreign guests in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A guest is rescued from the fourth floor of the Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta</p>

A guest is rescued from the fourth floor of the Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

A guest is rescued from the fourth floor of the Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A bullet hole is seen in a window at a railway station in Mumbai after shootings by unidentified assailants November 26, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer  </p>

A bullet hole is seen in a window at a railway station in Mumbai after shootings by unidentified assailants November 26, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

A bullet hole is seen in a window at a railway station in Mumbai after shootings by unidentified assailants November 26, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>People read a newspaper carrying reports of the shootings in Mumbai, in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri </p>

People read a newspaper carrying reports of the shootings in Mumbai, in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People read a newspaper carrying reports of the shootings in Mumbai, in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>Indian National security Guard (NSG) commandos rappel down from a helicopter onto the roof of Nariman House, which houses a Jewish center, in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Indian National security Guard (NSG) commandos rappel down from a helicopter onto the roof of Nariman House, which houses a Jewish center, in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

Indian National security Guard (NSG) commandos rappel down from a helicopter onto the roof of Nariman House, which houses a Jewish center, in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Indian commandos take positions outside "Nariman House", where the armed militants are believed to be holed up in Mumbai November 27, 2008.  REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Indian commandos take positions outside "Nariman House", where the armed militants are believed to be holed up in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Indian commandos take positions outside "Nariman House", where the armed militants are believed to be holed up in Mumbai November 27, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>An Indian commando runs into Taj Hotel prior to a gun battle in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

An Indian commando runs into Taj Hotel prior to a gun battle in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

An Indian commando runs into Taj Hotel prior to a gun battle in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>Photographers run past burning Taj Mahal Hotel during a gun battle in Mumbai November 29, 2008.  REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Photographers run past burning Taj Mahal Hotel during a gun battle in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Photographers run past burning Taj Mahal Hotel during a gun battle in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>Indian army soldiers take position during a gun battle at the Taj Mahal hotel (seen in the background) in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan</p>

Indian army soldiers take position during a gun battle at the Taj Mahal hotel (seen in the background) in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Indian army soldiers take position during a gun battle at the Taj Mahal hotel (seen in the background) in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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<p>A woman evacuated from the besieged Trident-Oberoi Hotel looks out of a bus in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan </p>

A woman evacuated from the besieged Trident-Oberoi Hotel looks out of a bus in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A woman evacuated from the besieged Trident-Oberoi Hotel looks out of a bus in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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<p>A member of India's anti-terror squad carries a gun in front of Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan </p>

A member of India's anti-terror squad carries a gun in front of Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A member of India's anti-terror squad carries a gun in front of Taj Hotel in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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<p>Locals cheer Indian army soldiers after an operation at the Nariman house in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe </p>

Locals cheer Indian army soldiers after an operation at the Nariman house in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

Locals cheer Indian army soldiers after an operation at the Nariman house in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

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<p>An Indian National Security Guard (NSG) commando (L) is congratulated as he leaves the Nariman House after an operation, in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

An Indian National Security Guard (NSG) commando (L) is congratulated as he leaves the Nariman House after an operation, in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

An Indian National Security Guard (NSG) commando (L) is congratulated as he leaves the Nariman House after an operation, in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>An Indian commando signs autographs for people in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

An Indian commando signs autographs for people in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

An Indian commando signs autographs for people in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A hotel guest looks out from a broken window of the besieged Trident-Oberoi Hotel in in Mumbai November 28, 2008.   REUTERS/Desmond Boylan</p>

A hotel guest looks out from a broken window of the besieged Trident-Oberoi Hotel in in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A hotel guest looks out from a broken window of the besieged Trident-Oberoi Hotel in in Mumbai November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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<p>A view of the lobby of Trident-Oberoi hotel, a day-after the operations to dislodge militants ended in Mumbai November 29, 2008.   REUTERS/Gregory Beitchman </p>

A view of the lobby of Trident-Oberoi hotel, a day-after the operations to dislodge militants ended in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Gregory Beitchman

A view of the lobby of Trident-Oberoi hotel, a day-after the operations to dislodge militants ended in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Gregory Beitchman

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<p>Relatives mourn the death of Harish Gohil, who was killed by a gunman's bullet at Nariman House, during a funeral in Mumbai November 29, 2008.  REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe </p>

Relatives mourn the death of Harish Gohil, who was killed by a gunman's bullet at Nariman House, during a funeral in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

Relatives mourn the death of Harish Gohil, who was killed by a gunman's bullet at Nariman House, during a funeral in Mumbai November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

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<p>An ultra-Orthodox Jew mourns beside the body of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg during the funeral for him and his wife, Rivka, in Kfar Chabad near Tel Aviv December 2, 2008.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

An ultra-Orthodox Jew mourns beside the body of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg during the funeral for him and his wife, Rivka, in Kfar Chabad near Tel Aviv December 2, 2008. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An ultra-Orthodox Jew mourns beside the body of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg during the funeral for him and his wife, Rivka, in Kfar Chabad near Tel Aviv December 2, 2008. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>National Security Guard commandos carry the coffin of colleague Gajendra Singh, who died in the Mumbai terror strike, during a rite in New Delhi November 29, 2008.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

National Security Guard commandos carry the coffin of colleague Gajendra Singh, who died in the Mumbai terror strike, during a rite in New Delhi November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

National Security Guard commandos carry the coffin of colleague Gajendra Singh, who died in the Mumbai terror strike, during a rite in New Delhi November 29, 2008. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Candles placed for victims of the Mumbai attacks are seen in front of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 30, 2008.    REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw</p>

Candles placed for victims of the Mumbai attacks are seen in front of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 30, 2008. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw

Candles placed for victims of the Mumbai attacks are seen in front of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 30, 2008. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw

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