CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 2008
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(London: Sheila MacVicar) The hunt for terrorists in Mumbai after a series of coordinated attacks featured; scenes shown from inside the two luxury hotels where hostages were held, of fires, people fleeing; details given of the timetable of the attacks last night on a Jewish center, the CST Railway Station, the Leopold Cafe, the Oberoi and Taj Mahal hotels. [Voice of eyewitness Deepak DATTA, Taj hotel guest Alistair FRANCIS- describe what happened.] [Asia Pacific Foundation international security director Sajjan GOHEL- talks about the Americans at the hotels and this suicide attack.]
(Studio: Jeff Glor) Earlier interview held with "Financial Times" James Fontanella-Khan about the attacks in Mumbai. [FONTANELLA-KHAN - says he cannot now hear any gunfire, there were corpses in the hospital, that people are blaming Pakistani involvement with the terrorists arriving via Karachi.]
(Studio: Jeff Glor) State Department warning noted.
(Washington: Kimberly Dozier) The plight of Americans Alan Scherr and his daughter Naomi, who were part of the Synchronicity Foundation retreat, featured; scenes shown from Mumbai. [Synchronicity Foundation Bobbie GARVEY- says they could have been shot in the Oberoi.] Photo shown of Nashville's Andi Varagona, who was shot. [Victim's husband Santos LOPEZ- recounts what happened at the hotel.] Photos shown of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his family.