Accounts of Mumbai attacks from media in India
(CNN) -- Gunmen targeted several areas in the Indian city of Mumbai on Wednesday, taking scores of hostages, killing dozens and taking hostages in two luxury hotels frequented by Westerners.
Below is a running list of accounts from news agencies in the area.
The information that follows has not necessarily been confirmed by CNN:
11 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. IT): Gunfire is heard at the Nariman House in the Colaba area, and police have cordoned off the area amid reports that suspects are in the building, Rediff.com reports.
Police have said the death toll in the Mumbai attacks is at 101 -- including six foreigners, the Times of India reports.
10:40 p.m. ET (9:10 a.m. IT): People are being evacuated from the Taj Hotel as security forces continue their battle against attackers there, Rediff.com reports. Rediff.com reports a journalist has been injured in the fighting.
10:05 p.m. ET (8:35 a.m. IT): NDTV.com (New Delhi Television Limited) reports the dead include at least 11 policemen, including the head of an anti-terror squad. The site continues to say at least 100 people were killed in attacks on 10 sites in Mumbai, while other outlets, including ibnlive.in.com, report lower numbers (87).
Multiple Indian news outlets have quoted witnesses as saying the attackers were looking for American and British nationals at the hotels.
NDTV.com quotes a witness as saying: "Gunmen wanted anyone with British or American passport."
NDTV.com is streaming live video of its coverage.
9:35 p.m. ET (8:05 a.m. IT): Gunshots are fired as military and other security forces move into the Taj hotel, one of two hotels where people are being held hostage, Rediff.com reports. According to Rediff.com, police believe three or four hostage-takers are inside the hotel. Multiple Indian news outlets report at least 100 people are trapped and perhaps being held hostage in the Taj, where fire and smoke could be seen.
9:20 p.m. ET (7:50 a.m. IT): While multiple outlets have reported that a group called the Deccan Mujahideen have claimed responsibility for the attacks, Rediff.com reports that police and the Intelligence Bureau are not ruling out the involvement by the Indian Mujahideen, an offshoot of the Students Islamic Movement of India.
The Intelligence Bureau said authorities cracked down on the Indian Mujahideen in Mumbai, and that the IM responded by warning it was "just waiting for the right time to execute bloodshed," Rediff.com reported.
9:10 p.m. ET (7:40 a.m. IT): NDTV.com reports at least 100 people were killed in the attacks and that hundreds of hostages still are being held at two hotels, including the Taj hotel. Other outlets report lower death tolls, including ibnlive.in.com, which reports 87 dead.
NDTV.com reports five suspects have been killed, three escaped, and nine have been arrested.http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/11/26/mumbai.log/index.html