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India / Mumbai Attacks #912766

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 2008
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(Studio: David Muir) A state of siege in Mumbai, India, introduced; video and photos shown while casualties are reviewed.

(Mumbai: Dan Harris) The multi-pronged coordinated attacks in Mumbai at ten different locations reviewed; scenes shown from across the city of victims, Indian troops, the Oberoi and Taj hotels, a Jewish center, Cafe Leopold. [Two WITNESSES, voice of British tourist Mark ABELL†- describe what happened.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Mumbai: Nick Schifrin) The stories from survivors of the Mumbai attacks presented; video and photos shown. [Briton Bob CARNOW‡, sports executive Alex CHAMBERLAIN, Indian WOMAN, hotel VISITOR - describe what happened in the hotel and outside.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The story of Nashville, Tennessee, woman Andi Varagona††, who was shot in Mumbai, presented. [Voice of victim's husband Santos LOPEZ†- describes what happened to his wife in the hotel.]

(Studio: David Muir) The question of who did this examined; details given about why the terrorists targeted Westerners in what may be part of the Kashmir dispute and the financial cost of the assault in Mumbai. [Asia Pacific Foundation terrorism analyst Sajjan GOHEL†- lists the targets of the attacks aimed at Westerners to get maximum publicity.]

Muir, David;
Harris, Dan;
Schifrin, Nick;
Thomas, Pierre

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