Indian officials: Eight captives freed from Mumbai Chabad center
22:29 Diplomat: No hostages have been freed from Chabad center in Mumbai (AP) (from the Haaretz ticker)
Eight Jewish hostages held by Islamic terrorists were released from the Chabad House in Mumbai on Thursday evening in an Indian commando operation, according to a state official.
Mumbai Beit Chabad under siege
The condition and identities of the hostages were unclear, but Israel Radio reported seven hostages were members of the same family.
However, a diplomat who had been monitoring the situation closely said no hostages were released. He spoke on the customary condition of anonymity, and contradicted the Indian official. for complete article
No Israelis left in Mumbai's Chabad House
22:28 - Nov. 27, '08
Report: Escapees from Chabad House Were Not Rescued
22:11 - Nov. 27, '08
Honestly, I don't know what to tell you. I don't have inside knowledge, haven't heard from my contact for a few hours. G-d willing they have been rescued and are receiving medical care. May there be a refuah shleimah to Gavriel Noach ben Freida Bluma and Rivkah bas Yehudis and all of the others in need of our prayers.
A special Refuah Shleimah to
Pnina bat Sofia Zlata