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India / Mumbai Terrorism #925624

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Day 3 of the crisis in Mumbai, India, reviewed; statistics on deaths and the siege cited; live scenes shown of the Taj Hotel.

(Mumbai: Bill Neely) The battle against the terrorists in Mumbai featured; scenes shown of a firefight at the Jewish center where 5 hostages were killed, a battle at the Taj, the site of dozens of deaths at the Oberoi Hotel, rescued hostages, masked commandoes, crowds cheering the deaths of 2 terrorists. [COMMANDO – says bodies were lying strewn here and there.] [Escaped British businessman Sir Gylam NOON†- states some of the terrorists worked at the hotel.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Mumbai: Stephanie Gosk) The situation in Mumbai tonight as fighting continues at the Taj reviewed; details given of the State Department’s concerns about Americans in the city and their efforts to improve relations between Pakistan and India.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Taibbi) What is known about the American victims featured; photos shown of Alan Scherr†† and and his daughter Naomi, who were visiting with the religious group Synchronicity, and Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg†† and his wife Rivka; scenes shown of the Holtzberg’s 2-year-old son Moshe††, who was saved by his nanny. [Synchronicity Bobbie GARVEY†, Chabad-Lubavitch Movement Rabbi Yehuda KRINSKY†- speak of the victims.] [SURVIVOR, voice of survivor Mark ABELL†- react to the trauma.]

Williams, Brian;
Neely, Bill;
Gosk, Stephanie;
Taibbi, Mike

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