Here is how the incident took place.

Taj Palace:
26 November
23:00 - Terrorists entered Taj hotel

27 November
00:00 - Police reached the hotel
01:00 – Fire in the building with blast in the central dome
01:30 – Caught aAjmal Kasab
02:30 – Armymen reach the hotel. Enters the front lobby
03:00 – Shooting heard inside lobby and heritage building
04:00 – 200 people rescued
04:30 – Terrorists reportedly moved from central dome to new tower
05:00 – Bomb squad and commandos reached hotel
06:30 – Government gives permission to storm the hotel
08:00 – People rescued from lobby
09:00 – Gun battle with fierce firing rounds
10:30 – Gun battle from inside the hotel
12:00 – 50 people evacuated
16:30 – A room on 4th floor set to fire
19:20 – More NSG Commandos arrive

28 November
14:53 – Six bodies recovered
15:00 – Explosives recovered by Marine commandos
15:59 – Grenade explosions
19:30 – Fresh explosions and gunshots
29 November
04:20 – Hotel Taj came totally under government control
05:05 – One terrorist remaining
07:30 – Gunshots heard with fire raging from first floor



Nariman Point:

27 November
7:00 - Police started evacuating the nearby buildings
11:00 - Cross firing between the terrorists and police around 11 am.
17:30 - NSG Commandos reached Nariman Point
00:00 - 9 hostages rescued
28 November
19:30 - Commandos find remaining all 6 hostages killed
20:30 - NSG commandos killed the 2 terrorists



Oberoi Trident:

27 November
6:00 - NSG reach Oberoi Trident
8:40 – Army and Navy Officers arrive. Firing heard
13:30 – More reinforcements. Two small explosions
15:25 – Foreign hostages rescued
17:35 – Gun battle between terrorists and Sikh regiment
18:45 – Explosions heard, 31 people rescued
19:25 – fire breaks out on 4th floor

28 November
15:00 – Commando operation completed. 143 hostages rescued, 23 bodies recovered and 2 terrorists shot dead

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